Lee Culp, CDT
Lee Culp, CDT is the CTO Chief Technology Officer at DTI Technologies, where he guides the development of the DTI digital technologies program, and their applied applications to restorative dentistry.
He is the 2007 recipient of the Kenneth Rudd Award from the American Society of Prosthodontics, the 2007 recipient of the AACD Presidents Award for Excellence in Dental Education, as well as the 2003 recipient of the National Association of Dental Laboratories, Excellence in Education Award, and the 2013 American College of Prothodontics-Dental Technician Leadership Award. Lee is also been appointed adjunct professor the University of North Carolina- School of Dentistry, Graduate Prosthetics department.
Lee is an avid writer, and had been a contributor to four dental text books, including a chapter in Dr. Peter Dawson’s book Functional Occlusion: From TMJ to Smile Design. His first book will be published in 2011, on Dental Anatomy and Morphology.
He is a leading resource/inventor for many of the materials, products, and techniques used in dentistry today, holds numerous patents for his ideas and products. Lee writes many articles per year, and his writing, photography, and teaching style have brought him international recognition, as one of today’s most exciting lecturers and innovative artisans in the specialties of digital dentistry, dental ceramics and functional esthetics.