Our Dental Team

Stephen P. Lester, DDS, MAGD, PA

Dr. Lester earned his degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and completed a comprehensive advance program in cosmetic dentistry, Level 1, at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Dr. Lester holds a mastership status from the Academy of General Dentistry, which is awarded to less than one percent of U.S. and Canadian dentists. He is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and an associate fellow of both the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the World Clinical Laser Institute.

Dr. Lester is U.S. Air Force-qualified to administer IV sedation and holds a Florida permit to administer oral and IV moderate sedation. He has completed a one-year continuum course in all aspects — scientific, surgical and cosmetic — of implant dentistry from the Medical College of Georgia. He is certified in three standard categories from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has been a contributing author on numerous articles for laser dental publications. He is a member of a number of professional associations, including the American Dental Association®, the Florida Dental Association, the Volusia-Flagler County Dental Association and the Volusia Dental Academy.

Meet Our Team

When you visit Park Avenue Dentistry, your smile is in the right hands! Our team is friendly, welcoming and even bubbly! They are also highly-trained dental professionals who will deliver the care and attention your smile deserves during every visit. You can meet our team members below, and you can call 386-423-7770 for your appointment with our dentist in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.


Registered Dental Hygienist/Registered Nurse

Crickett is a dental hygienist and a cardiac nurse. She is a native Floridian and loves living near the ocean. She believes that good oral health is the foundation to good overall health. Crickett has earned a devoted following of patients through her commitment to education and highly skilled dental care. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, biking, fishing and socializing.


Certified Dental Assistant

Hannah is a certified dental assistant. She is a Florida native and was born and raised in Port Orange. Hannah enjoys learning new things and continuing her education. You can often find Hannah on the beach, soaking up the sun, on her days off. Hannah has a miniature Australian Shephard named Bacho.


Certified Dental Assistant

Mary has been a part of the Park Avenue Dentistry team since 2014. Mary is a certified dental assistant, and she enjoys learning new things and staying current with dental advances and technologies. Mary also enjoys fishing, spending time outdoors with her husband Dallas and son Sullivan, and going on walks with her dogs Maggie and Harvey.


Certified Dental Assistant

Lynn has been in dentistry since 1998 and is a certified dental assistant. Lynn moved to New Smyrna Beach from New Hampshire in 1976. She enjoys spending time with her family. Lynn has two daughters and four grandchildren. Lynn loves the beach and laying by the pool. Her favorite vacations are cruises.