Officers

President
Dr. Jack Ringer

Dr. Ringer is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, has been in private practice for over 30 years in Anaheim Hills, California, has been teaching at various dental teaching institutions for almost 25 years and has published several articles in the field of contemporary esthetic dentistry. He served less than a year on the ABCD before serving as President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a co-founder and President of the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a faculty mentor at Spear Education in Scottsdale Az., and a member of the Seattle Study Club Speaker Bureau. 

Vice President
Dr. Nicholas C. Davis

Dr. Nicholas C. Davis is a 1973 graduate of Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry in Loma Linda, California. He has earned his Masters with the Academy of General Dentistry and is an accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He was also awarded a Fellowship in the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics. Dr. Davis was the 2011-2013 President of the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the 2005-2006 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Davis has hosted and produced numerous television programs on Oral Health. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on cosmetic dental procedures and comprehensive dentistry. He has published numerous articles on various topics and authored the chapter on Smile Design in Dental Clinics of North America. He is passionate about dentistry and maintains his active cosmetic practice in Newport Beach, California.

Immediate Past President
Dr. David Wilhelm

Dr. Wilhelm attended the University of Oregon on a baseball scholarship. He graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1969. Upon graduating from dental school, he spent four years in the United States Navy, being honorably discharged as a Lt. Commander in 1973. He subsequently opened a new dental office in Huntington Beach, California. In 2007 he opened Newport Dental Arts, a new state of the art dental office in Newport Beach, California. He is a member of the American Dental Society, the California Dental Society, and the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has been in the Orange County Dental Academy for 30 years, and served as a Board Member for 25 years. He has also served in the Orange County Dental Society for 20 years, including being the Subcommittee Chairman and the Committee Chairman. Dr. Wilhelm is passionate about dentistry, and has lectured on laser dentistry and CAD/CAM dentistry.

Board Member

Dr. Harry Ringer

Dr. Harry Ringer graduated from the University of Redlands with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1982. He went on to be a software engineer for ten years with Honeywell, Inc. He returned to school, graduating with a degree in dental surgery from the University Of Southern California in 1996. He maintains a private, boutique style, family and cosmetic practice in Costa Mesa, California, emphasizing contemporary and esthetic dentistry in a caring, family atmosphere. Dr. Ringer stays current with contemporary trends in dentistry through constant on-going education, especially through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, of which he is a sustaining member and is currently going through the accreditation process. He completed a residency in contemporary dentistry at Esthetic Professionals, in Tarzana, California. He is a member of the American, California and Orange County Dental Societies, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and a member of the OCACD since its inception.

Board Member

Dr. Cliff Lee

Dr. Cliff Lee received his dental degree at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency in periodontics and implant dentistry at University of California San Francisco. School of Dentistry. He provided quality care for patients in the Bay Area and Los Angeles before settling down in Orange County. Dr. Lee has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals in the fields of dental public health, education, and implantology. He continues his research position at Harvard University remotely, where he focuses on innovations in dental implants.

Board Member

Dr. Sepi Lee

A native of Southern California, Dr. Sepi Lee earned her undergraduate degree at UCLA. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of California, San Francisco. She continued her education at UCSF to specialize in Periodontics and obtain her Master of Science in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. Dr. Lee believes that the basis of a relationship between a dentist and a patient is trust and compassion. She aims to provide comprehensive care catered to each patients’ needs in her private practice in Orange. Dr. Lee is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, California Society of Periodontists, California Dental Association, Western Society of Periodontology, Orange County Dental Society, and Orange County Study Club.