Dr. Lee Sheldon
Periodontist, Dr. Lee Sheldon has provided comprehensive implant, periodontic and full-mouth rehabilitation dental services to Melbourne area residents for over 30 years.
Dr. Lee Sheldon received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the renowned Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He then went on to earn his certificate as a specialist in periodontics from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine.
His additional training includes a dental general practice residency as a Captain at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He went on to serve as a dental officer at the US Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. His advanced dental education also encompasses many formal programs in dental implants, reconstructive dentistry and cosmetics including extended training at the Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Sheldon has served in leadership roles in various dental organizations. He was the Chairman of the dental department at Holmes Regional Medical Center. He has chaired the Brevard Study Club since 1995, bringing dental continuing education to Brevard County dentists. And he is an associate clinical professor in the University of Florida College of Dentistry’s graduate department of periodontology, where he helps train periodontists of the future.
Dr. Sheldon was the first dentist in central Florida to use computer-guided surgery for implant placement. He also was the first to use the dental endoscope to assist in the effective nonsurgical treatment of gum disease. These innovations have led to the Solid Bite concept, providing beautiful, functional and efficient dental restorations.