Dr. Sumin Lee is an endodontist and an Instructor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She teaches undergraduate students and post-doctoral students. Dr. Lee specializes in root canal therapy, trauma, internal tooth bleaching, and surgical root canal procedures.
After earning her dental degree from Chosun University College of Dentistry, South Korea in 2003, Dr. Lee completed her first postgraduate training at the Department of Conservative Dentistry at Chosun University College of Dentistry in South Korea, where she also received her Master of Science in Dentistry in 2006. She ran a private practice in South Korea for 4 years before joining the Penn. She received her certificate in Endodontics from Penn in 2012, where she also received her Doctor of Science in Dentistry in 2015. Her research interests include the biology of the dental stem cells, regeneration of the dental pulp, dental tissue engineering, and biomaterials in Endodontics