Dr. Lawrence received her dental degree from Tufts University in Boston, MA and earned a specialty certificate and Master’s degree in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor, MI. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Lawrence has worked in private practice (Ohio, Pennsylvania, DC), for a non-profit dental clinic (Mott Children’s Health Center, Flint, MI) and in academia (Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan; Associate Professor at Howard University College of Dentistry). Dr. Lawrence has also served in the realm of organized dentistry with the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is a board examiner for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Lawrence believes that all children should have access to excellent oral health care.
In addition, Dr. Lawrence holds membership or affiliations with the-American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the College of Diplomates, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (CoD-ABPD). The Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC), the District of Columbia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (DCAPD), the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (MAPD) and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).
When not working or volunteering, Leslie enjoys sewing and photography.