Dr. Lee R. Boese, Jr. has been a partner in his father’s orthodontic practice for over 25 years. Dr. Boese, Jr. is a graduate of the Merced High School Class of 1983. He attended Saint Mary’s College of California where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1987. Dr. Boese, Jr. majored in philosophy and minored in mathematics. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from University of The Pacific School of Dentistry.
Dr. Boese, Jr. also does children’s hospital Orthodontic therapy with surgical privileges at the University Surgical Center in Merced. Dr. Boese also has been chosen as a Premier provider of Clear Correct aligner technology and is one of the company’s Orthodontic consultants who shows and instructs Clear Correct orthodontists and other restorative dentists how this appliance can be used to treat and alleviate TMJ disorders.
Dr. Boese, Jr. is Past President of the Yosemite Dental Society and has been the regional California Dental Association P.A.C. Delegate for the last 10 years. Dr. Boese, Jr. has lectured on the pharmacological support and treatment of TMJ patients. He was trained by Dr. Mark Piper as a Level Two Practitioner whose emphasis was in advanced TMJ diagnosis and treatment planning with pharmacological support and splint therapy. Dr. Boese, Jr. has also been trained by Dr. William Arnett, the respected oral maxillofacial surgeon, using his computerized soft tissue and cephalometric treatment planning protocol for orthodontic and oral maxillofacial surgery patients.
Dr. Boese, Jr. is also a graduate of Roth/Williams international Orthodontic educational program and a discipline of the Roth Appliance system.
Dr. Lee. Boese, Jr. is a member, in good standing, of the following dental organizations: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, PCSO, Yosemite Dental Society, California Dental Association P.A.C. representing Merced and Mariposa Counties and Delta Sigma Delta.
Dr. Boese, Jr. is extremely active in the community as a lifelong resident. He has been a Trustee for the University of California, Merced since its opening. He currently serves as the Co-Chairman for the City of Merced and County of Merced Greater High Speed Rail Committee. He is on the Board of Directors for Merced College President’s Circle. He is also the current President of Citizens for the Betterment of Merced County which is a highly selected group of influential business leaders in Merced County. He was Vice President and Recreational and Competitive Soccer Commissioner for the Merced Youth Soccer Organization for over 12 years. During this time, he coached Women’s Competitive Soccer as well as Women’s Varsity High School Soccer.