Meet Dr. Daniel Lester


Daniel Lester, D.D.S.

Board Certified Endodontist in Alexandria, LA

Dr. Lester was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He received his Bachelor's degree in Biology from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2005 with an Honors in Research.

Following Dental School, Dr. Lester continued his dental studies, completing a twelve-month General Practice Residency at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. The residency focused on treating medically and physically compromised patients and receiving further training in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Oral Surgery. Dr. Lester then enrolled in the Endodontic Specialty Program at the LSU School of Dentistry. The 24-month program specialty program which focuses on non-surgical and surgical microscopic root canal therapy.

In 2008, Dr. Lester moved to Alexandria and began practicing as an Endodontic Specialist. Dr. Lester has served on the Louisiana Dental Associations Board of Directors and is a member of both the American Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontists. He became board certified by the American Board of Endodontics in 2012 and by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in 2015.  He is one of twelve Board-certified endodontists in Louisiana.  In his free time, Dr. Lester enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing golf.