Dedicated to providing the highest standards in cosmetic and general dentistry.

Our Dentist

Richard Lestz, DDS

  • Accolades: Diplomate
  • Practice Areas: Implants, All-on-4, all-on-5, all-on-6, full mouth reconstruction, veneers, bonding, smile makeovers in 1-3 visits. periodontics, periodontal treatments,  ortho,  fixed and removable bridgework.
  • Experience: 35 Years
  • Number of implants placed since 1993:Over 3500

Personal statement

Dr. Lestz and the staff at Perfect Smile Design P.C., Richard H. Lestz, DDS provide quality dental care to patients in the Forest Hills area, focusing on a comprehensive approach to oral health. By treating and educating patients, our team helps patients to stay healthy in between visits. Our staff understands the importance of listening to patients, helping them to feel comfortable and relaxed. This personal approach is evident in everything we do. From making an appointment, filling out paperwork, conducting an examination, and providing dental treatments, the staff at Perfect Smile Design P.C., Richard H. Lestz, DDS take the time to connect with patients and give them the thoughtful attention they deserve. Our team is trained on advanced dental procedures and techniques so that patients can benefit from the latest in dental care.


Organizations & Memberships

Diplomate in International Congress of Oral Implantologists1995

Member of American Academy of Implant Dentistry 

American Society of Osseointegration

Member of American Dental Association

AACD - Member of American Academy of Cosmetc Dentistry  

Honors & Achievements

  1. DDS -Georgetown Univ- Honours Graduate
  2. BSC - Undergraduate. Raleigh Dickinson 
  3. Residenty at Montefiore Hospital  - Oral Surgery and Prosthodonitcs
  4. Fellowship eligible  to The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) 

Practice Areas

  • DENTAL IMPLANTS, reconstructive dentistry, al-on-4 implants, all-on-5 implants 
  • COMSETIC DENTISTRY, crowns and bridges, veneers   

Languages we speak in this office 

Greek (fluent), English (fluent), Takalog, Spanish