Dr. Lichtenstein is trained as both a dentist and an anesthesiologist.
Dr. Lee Lichtenstein is one of the extremely few dual trained dentist anesthesiologists in the State of NJ that is Board Certified. Being a Board Certified Anesthesiologist* sets Dr. Lee Lichtenstein apart from other dentists and even other sedation dentists who do not have his level of training, certification and over 20 years of experience.
Dr. Lee Lichtenstein successfully manages and treats individuals with a wide range of difficult issues who could not be cared for easily or comfortably in the traditional and conventional dental office setting.
A native to New Jersey, Dr. Lichtenstein graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry where he received the Williams Pitt Mason Award for Outstanding Achievement. Dr. Lichtenstein graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University, School of Dentistry, and then completed the General Practice Residency program at Middlesex General Hospital (Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center). ). He received his MBA from SUNY – The State University of New York.
Dr. Lichtenstein also completed the Dental Anesthesiology Residency program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) and practiced part time in the Operating Room at LIJMC for nearly fourteen years. He provided anesthesia services for all types of patients in the hospital and for all varieties of dental and oral surgical procedures.
Dr. Lichtenstein created and developed his sedation dentistry office in Holmdel, NJ to incorporate the facilities of a hospital operating room in a friendly, pleasant, private office setting.
Dr. Lichtenstein is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, a Fellow in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, as well as an Instructor in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Dr. Lichtenstein is the recipient of the 2018 Leonard Monheim Award (https://www.asdahq.org/serviceaward)
Besides working as a general dentist and anesthesiologist, Dr. Lichtenstein provides services to several organizations including extensive contribution to the New Jersey Dental Society of Anesthesiology (past President and in other Executive positions). He served as the Treasurer for the national ASDA, for two decades, as well as participating in its special committees. He is also a lecturer for anesthesia review courses and has made presentations at national anesthesia conferences. Dr. Lichtenstein is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, and the Monmouth and Ocean Counties Dental Association.