Meet Our Dedicated San Antonio Dentists

We’ve been creating relationships and partnerships with our patients since 1982.

Dr. Robert Lee, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Robert Lee

Dr. Lee was born and raised in San Antonio. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas in Austin and is an avid fan of the Longhorns. After completing his dental training at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, he served as a dentist in the United States Air Force. After going into private practice, he founded Lee Dental Centers and has been steadily growing this group practice of talented San Antonio dentists since its inception in 1982.

Dr. Lee is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society, and the American Academy of Dental Group Practice. He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry which distinguishes him as completing over 500 hours of continuing dental education.

Dr. Robert Lee is listed at DentistDig.com.

Dr. Tonya Lee Christal, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Tonya Lee Christal

Dr. Christal is born and raised in San Antonio. She received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University, College Station, and moved back to complete her dental training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She has completed over 500 hours of continuing dental education and is committed to staying in touch with the latest and greatest techniques and materials available for her patients. She has additional training in both implant dentistry and orthodontics. Outside of work she and her husband Jeff stay busy with their two boys who attend Geneva School of Boerne. Dr. Christal enjoys reading, writing, traveling , and has a fun and relatively useless talent for remembering all song lyrics.

“I look forward to caring for your entire family and hope to strengthen your trust and confidence in the dental profession.” - Dr. Tonya Lee Christal

Dr. Tonya Lee Christal is listed at DentistDig.com.

Dr. Danielle Lee Powell, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Danielle Lee Powell

Dr. Powell was born and raised in San Antonio. She played NCAA tennis for Texas A&M University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biomedical Science. She then completed her dental training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She has completed over 200 hours of CE in courses ranging from clear aligners to implants to snoring and sleep apnea. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society, and the American Academy of Dental Group Practice.

Dr. Powell and her family are members and attend Currey Creek Church. She has been married for ten years and has two boys, Luke and Logan. Dr. Powell enjoys the beach, exercising, traveling, and of course, Starbucks.

“My favorite part of being a dentist is getting to know my patients and their families. I’m blessed to see many families from the grandkids to the grandparents. There are many people that are a little nervous about coming to the dentist. I have a great team and together we can make the most nervous patient feel comfortable going to the dentist and even start enjoying it! I enjoy all aspects of dentistry. One of my favorite procedures is Clear Correct orthodontic aligners because they help straighten teeth and give people confidence in their smile again. I look forward to meeting you and your family soon!”

Dr. Danielle Lee Powell is listed at DentistDig.com.

Dr. Banskota, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Banskota

Dr. Banskota graduated from the prestigious University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in their International Dentist Education Program. He brings years of experience in all aspects of dentistry. After practicing dentistry in Nepal for many years, he and his wife decided to come to the US to be closer to family. Prior to joining the Lee Dental Centers team, he worked in public health and enjoyed the wide variety of patients he was able to serve.

San Antonio is a wonderful fit for Dr. Banskota since he is an avid San Antonio Spurs fan. When he is not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons. He also enjoys outdoor activities and can’t wait to explore more of San Antonio once his sons get a little older.

Dr. Donowho, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Donowho

Dr. Warrin Donowho is the newest addition to the team at Lee Dental Centers. She was born and raised in San Antonio and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from St. Mary's University. She completed her dental school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Donowho completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at UT Dentistry San Antonio. This program allowed her to grow in her skills as a general dentist while also learning to place dental implants and becoming certified in moderate sedation techniques.

She is currently working towards earning her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry by learning about the latest procedures and materials available for optimal patient care.

Outside of the office, Dr. Donowho enjoys traveling with friends, reading novels, listening to podcasts, and skiing at her family’s home in the mountains of Colorado. She and her husband Mitch have two rescue dogs, Hashbrown and Murray, who keep them active and entertained.

Dr. Pruthi, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Pruthi

Dr. Pruthi recently moved to San Antonio from Winnipeg, Canada with her husband and baby daughter. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She went on to complete her dental training at the University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Dentistry with Honors. Following dental school, she pursued further training in oral sedation and nitrous oxide as well as Invisalign. She has completed over 150 hours of continuing education and prides herself in learning new skills from experts in the field. Before joining Lee Dental, Dr. Pruthi worked in a family practice where she treated a multitude of patients and their families. She practices with the philosophy that every patient should be comfortable and confident in the care they receive.

When she is not chasing after her baby girl, Dr. Pruthi practices yoga and meditation. She also enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, and cooking different types of cuisine. As her husband Deepak will attest, she is a self-proclaimed expert when it comes to talking. Just try her, and you won’t be disappointed!

Dr. Pruthi looks forward to treating you and your family here at Lee Dental!

Dr. Quintanilla, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Quintanilla

Dr. Jennifer Quintanilla was raised in the historically rich Brownsville, Texas. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. Following her undergraduate degree, she completed her dental training at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio Dental School. Dr. Quintanilla has received additional training in enteral conscious sedation and Invisalign and has a wealth of experience with implant dentistry ranging from single implant restorations to all-on-four implant retained dentures.

Outside of work Dr. Quintanilla has fun watching movies, playing tennis, and baking.

She and her husband Sergio enjoy outdoor activities like riding their bikes up and down the Leon Creek and Mission trails, walking their fur baby Charlie and trying new local restaurants.

Dr. Quintanilla also enjoys giving back to the community by being involved in organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Texas Mission of Mercy Texas Dental Association Smiles Foundation. Dr. Quintanilla looks forward to meeting and providing your entire family with the latest and most advanced dental care to date.

Dr. Paul Sheridan, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Sheridan

Dr. Sheridan completed his undergraduate degree at Trinity University and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He completed three years of research at the University Of Texas Health Science Center Medical School prior to entering and completing his dental training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. Dr. Sheridan joined the San Antonio dentists at Lee Dental Centers in 1983. With over 500 hours of continuing dental education, Dr. Sheridan can provide the comprehensive, gentle care you’re looking for.

Dr. Paul Sheridan is listed at DentistDig.com.

Dr. Yun, Dentist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Yun

Dr. Yun received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Texas in Austin. She then pursued her dental training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Yun joined our team of San Antonio dentists at Lee Dental Centers in 1996. She has completed over 150 hours of continuing dental education, in order to stay informed of the fast-paced changes in dentistry that improve patient care.

Dr. Yun is listed at DentistDig.com.

MEET OUR DENTAL SPECIALISTS

We provide comprehensive dental services including orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery.

Dr. Gonzales - Profile Photo for Lee Dental Centers Dr. Gonzales

Orthodontist

The beautiful smiles Dr. David Gonzales helps create with cosmetic dentistry are well worth the long journey he took to becoming an orthodontist. In 1984, Dr. Gonzales graduated #1 from Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri with his doctor of dental medicine degree. He entered active duty in the United States Air Force where he completed a one-year general practice residency with advanced training in all areas of dentistry. Dr. Gonzales served as an Air Force orthodontist for 12 years and retired in 2006. After several years spent in other positions and in private practice, Dr. Gonzales was planning to retire... but he quickly discovered that he missed treating patients and wanted to get back to doing what he loves.

Dr. Gonzales has kept current with the newest and most advanced orthodontic technology. He has trained over 35 orthodontists who practice state-of-the-art orthodontics all across the country.

In his spare time Dr. Gonzales loves to stay fit! He can be often found lifting weights at the gym, running, or swimming.

Dr. Gorday, Periodontist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Gorday

Periodontist

Michael S. Gorday DDS, MHS was raised in San Antonio graduating from MacArthur High School and attending Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State) on a full track scholarship. Dr. Gorday attained his dental degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He graduated in 1981 and practiced as a general dentist in private practice and as a staff dentist at the Texas State Hospital and State School, working with special needs patients. He decided to return to post graduate training in periodontics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston earning a periodontal certificate and a Masters of Health Sciences (MHS) in 1989. He returned to San Antonio to private practice limited to periodontics with Dr. Hal Meador for three years before starting his private practice in 1992.

Dr. Gorday has been with Lee Dental Centers for 3 years and specializes in various periodontal procedures including soft tissue grafting, bone grafting, ridge preservation, treatment of periodontal disease with flap and osseous surgery, guided bone and tissue regeneration, crown lengthening, esthetic crown lengthening, implants, and computer-generated surgical guided implant surgery.

Dr. Gorday has been married for 39 years to his lovely wife Debbie and has two children, Steven and Aly. His outside interests are sports, coaching track, and the outdoors.

Dr. Hosking, Endodontist at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Hosking

Endodontist

Dr. Michael Hosking was raised in Big Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology and a Specialization in Bioethics. Dr. Hosking earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He received further training at the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA). His Endodontic Specialty training was also completed at UTHSCSA.

During his final year of residency, Dr. Hosking won an award for his oral presentation on regenerative endodontics at the American Association of Endodontics annual meeting.

Dr. Hosking is currently a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontics, Texas Dental Association, and the San Antonio District Dental Society. He enjoys being an adjunct clinical faculty member at UTHSCSA dental school and teaches in the Advanced General Dentistry Clinic. He believes in quality care and strives to offer a comfortable and positive experience for each individual patient.

In his free time he enjoys running, reading, and exploring San Antonio with his wife Yoshita, a pediatric dentist, their son Aarav, and their maltipoo Nemo.

Dr. Tucker, Oral Surgeon at Lee Dental Centers Dr. Tucker

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Tucker was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and has multiple publications. After attending Texas A&M University, he received an Army Health Professions Scholarship and graduated Cum Laude from University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School in 2003.

Dr. Tucker was then commissioned as a Captain in the US Army and completed his residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 2004. He then went on to attend and complete an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in 2009.

From 2009-2012, Dr. Tucker was the Officer in Charge and Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Ford Benning, GA as well as a Mentor for the General Dentistry Residency Program.

From 2012-2015, Dr. Tucker became the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Research at the US Army Institute of Surgical Research. He performed research and published articles in the field of craniofacial battle trauma, burns, scarring, and bone regeneration. He also mentored residents in the research department.

He is currently a staff surgeon and residency mentor for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residents at the Combined Military San Antonio Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program.

Dr. Tucker loves spending time with his 13- and 15-year-old daughters, both of whom are very active in volleyball. He also enjoys running, hunting, fishing, golf, and playing acoustic guitar.

MEET OUR DENTAL HYGIENISTS

Our dental hygienists play a vital role in cleaning your teeth and educating you about your oral health.

Becky, Dental Hygienist at Lee Dental Centers Becky

Becky is originally from Palo Alto, CA. She enlisted in the military young and worked in a Logistics Readiness Squadron in the Air Force, retiring after 22 years of service. She longed to retrain into a dental career but the needs of the military always came first. She was finally able to go to school full time and graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene.

She has been with Lee Dental Centers since 2009 and is available for patient care at both our Leon Springs and Bandera/Leon Valley locations.

She is married and has two teenagers that keep her on her toes! In her downtime, she loves to BBQ with her friends and neighbors, especially to watch the Dallas Cowboys and San Antonio Spurs. Her favorite things are sparkly… just like the smiles of her patients!

Claire, Dental Hygienist at Lee Dental Centers Claire

Clare joined Lee Dental Centers in summer of 2016 and works at the Bandera location. She grew up in Fort Worth and made the move down for hygiene school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She has a deep commitment to her patients and strives at educating them on the importance of oral hygiene.

In her downtime, you can find Clare catching the Cowboys game and playing with her dog Daisy.

Danita, Dental Hygienist at Lee Dental Centers Donita

Donita (Doni) has been a dental hygienist for twenty-five years and in dentistry for a total of forty-three years. Doni started her dental career as a dental assistant right after high school. She went into the United States Air Force at 20 years old where she served as a Preventive Dental Technician for 7 years. After leaving active duty military service she entered dental hygiene school in 1990, graduated from the College of Southern Nevada in 1992 and Northern Arizona University in 1998. She again entered military service, joining the United States Air Force Reserve in 2000, and served as a military Photojournalist/Public Affairs Writer until 2008.

Doni has been with Lee Dental Centers since May 2015.

She has two grown daughters and one grandson. She currently resides with the only child left at home, Xander, a 5-year-old Doberman Pinscher.

Linda, Dental Hygienist at Lee Dental Centers Linda

Linda was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. She moved to Corpus Christi, Texas to attend Del Mar College, where she received her Dental Hygiene Degree in 2003. She then moved to San Antonio and continued her education at the University of Texas San Antonio. She has completed over 180 hours of continuing education to stay informed of the most updated safety and health information for dental patients, as well as the newest innovations in the dental community.

Outside of work, she is devoted to her loving husband, two daughters, and son. She stays really busy with various school activities! She enjoys spending family time at the beach, camping, fishing, and loves to travel as much as possible.

Sarah, Dental Hygienist at Lee Dental Centers Sarah

Sarah was born and raised in Leon Springs. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She is a member of American Dental Hygienists Association, Texas Dental Hygienists Association, and San Antonio District Dental Hygienists Association.

"I am passionate about patient-centered care. It’s important to me that I tailor all preventive recommendations to best fit my patient’s needs in order to provide a holistic experience. I enjoy the opportunity to turn anxious patients into patients who grow to enjoy their dental visits! Being a member of a professional dental team that provides top dentistry through new technology and thorough care makes that part easy."

Sarah is married to her college sweetheart. Together they are season ticket holders for UTSA football, as well as devoted Spurs fans! She enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking in Texas State parks, attending Texas country concerts, and staying current on new advances in dental hygiene and preventative dentistry.

‘‘I have always received the best dental care at Lee Dental Centers. My dental habits have improved with their help and the dentist and staff are friendly and easy to visit.’’

– David A., Actual Patient

Expertise

Our dentists in San Antonio are able to offer a wide array of services, allowing you to receive coordinated comprehensive care.

 

Flexible Financing

We accept most insurance and have multiple flexible payment options to give you the best chance of quality dental care.

 

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We partner with you to maximize your oral health. In turn, we’ll do everything in our power to make your visit enjoyable and worthwhile.

 

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