Meet Dr. Shauna Lee – Founder & General Dentist in East Los Angeles, CA

Experienced Dentist Offering Compassionate Care

As a child, my dream was actually to become a veterinarian. This was probably because my parents did not allow me to have any pets and so I figured this was the only way I would get to be around animals. This dream persisted until I was an undergraduate student at USC and began taking courses in human biology and anatomy and found it fascinating. At the time, my older brother was a student at the UCLA School of Dentistry and encouraged me to also pursue dentistry. I love dentistry because it allows me to create beautiful smiles, improve patients’ self-esteem, build lasting relationships, and truly transform people’s lives. I have seen many of my former child patients return as adults with children of their own. One of my current dental assistants has been a patient of mine since she was seven years old.

I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, majoring in psychobiology. I earned my dental degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1990 and then completed a postgraduate Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1991. I was awarded the prestigious status of Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1995 and also maintain active membership in the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Los Angeles Dental Society.

My staff and I are committed to providing exceptional customer service and treating each and every patient with the kindness and respect they deserve in a calm, pleasant, and friendly environment. I realize that many people are nervous about going to the dentist and my staff and I are committed to easing every patient’s fears and making them feel comfortable and relaxed in our office. We ensure that each patient is treated in a gentle and caring manner.

I believe in staying at the forefront of dental technology and techniques through advanced education. I continue to improve my knowledge and skills through continuing education courses and hands-on training in all aspects of general dentistry, including cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, endodontic therapy, periodontal therapy, and full-mouth rehabilitation.

I have two wonderful sons, Jordan and Kyle. I love spending time with them and traveling the world with them. I also enjoy Bikram yoga and hiking. And I finally have pets of my own – a Corgi and a Husky!

Meet Dr. Shauna Lee – Founder & General Dentist in East Los Angeles, CA

To experience our 5-star-rated dental care, schedule your Complimentary Purple Vine Smile Assessment today. Your appointment includes the following:

  • Meet Our World-Class Doctors
  • Discuss Your Goals & Dental Medical History
  • Thorough Exam With X-Rays As Needed
  • Review Your Options
  • Optional Discounted Cleaning

Schedule your appointment today by calling our office at 323-269-8007 or by clicking here to use our convenient online appointment request form. You may also click here to schedule a virtual consultation from the comfort of your home. We look forward to meeting you!

As one of the premier dental practices in East Los Angeles, CA, our doctors and team at Purple Vine Dental also provide 5-star dental care to patients from Boyle Heights & Commerce, CA & the surrounding areas.

Your Top-Rated & New Favorite Dentists In East Los Angeles, CA

"I've been going to this dentist for years now and I've always been really impressed with how friendly and professional all the staff have always been. There is plenty of parking available. They're right off the 5 freeway, so easily accessible. And they even have extended hours on certain days to accommodate you if you have to go after work. Kid-friendly as well."

- Gilda O.

"Purple Vine dental has always provided me with the dental care I've required over they years. Myself and several other family members regularly have check ups with Shana Lee and her team. Every appointment has been essential in keeping good dental hygiene. I am always very happy with the results I have gotten with Shana Lee."

- Sele C.

"I use to go to a dental location in Glendale and they were always so angry. My family switched to this location and it was a breath of fresh air. Everyone has such a positive energy. Dr. Shauna Lee makes you feel comfortable and the assistants go out of there way to help you. A good place!"

- Marcos R.

"Been going here since I was a kid and they always take good care of my family, my boyfriend, and I! I absolutely don't mind visiting my dentist!"

- Jezmay T.

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Purple Vine Dental. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

What To Expect On Your First Visit

Our world-class doctors look forward to discovering your goals and reaching them.

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Meet Our World-Class Doctors

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Discuss Your Goals & Dental Medical History

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Thorough Exam With X-Rays As Needed

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Review Your Options

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Optional Discounted Cleaning