Brian P. LeSage, DDS, FAACD, graduated magna cum laude with the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1983. He has actively integrated academic pursuits with private practice, first in Washington D.C., and now for 30 years in Beverly Hills, California, emphasizing esthetic and reconstructive dentistry.
One of 390 accredited cosmetic dentists in the worldwide American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), Dr. LeSage was appointed as Consultant and Examiner for the AACD accreditation process in 1995. He was awarded the status of Fellow in the AACD, in 2002. He facilitated the Fellowship Chair for the academy from 2004-2013. He was awarded the Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award by the Academy in 2009, and was inducted as a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED) also in 2009. He became an AAED Fellow member in 2014, making him one of only three dentists worldwide with this combination of Fellowship credentials.
Dr. LeSage is the founder and director of the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA ) Esthetic Continuum Levels I and II. These programs teach practicing dentists the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. He is also the director of the Beverly Hills Institute of Dental Esthetics. The institute offers small study clubs and mentoring.
Dr. LeSage practices and teaches truly minimally invasive dentistry: the most conservative, least invasive, predictable restoration of teeth to normal form and function with tooth-colored materials. His national and international symposia lectures offer practical, attainable techniques in adhesive and cosmetic dentistry to help clinicians raise their level of expertise and change their dental practice philosophy.
Dr. LeSage is a Fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry. He is recognized annually as a Leader in CE and a Top Clinician in CE through Dentistry Today magazine. His has published several chapters on veneers and bonding as well as extensively written over 25 article in dental publications. He has given over 600 lectures to his dental colleagues and Dr LeSage would tell you that is his way of “giving back” to the profession he loves.
University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1983 (magna cum laude)