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 also operates a small private dental laboratory, Sculpture Studios.

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 Prosthodontics-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, His first book is scheduled to be published published in 2015, 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.