Dr. W. Lee Payne

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Dr. Lee Payne is a leading dentist in Fairbanks, AK area, providing diagnosis, prevention and treatment for a full spectrum of dental needs.

As a visiting faculty member of SPEAR Education, Dr. Payne was both an initial financial supporter for the formation of a sustainable oral health care model and lead one the first groups to provide a week of dental service after the inauguration of the permanent clinic in Peronia, Guatemala.

Dr. Payne and his dental assistant Megan Kamp have made multiple trips since then, each for a week at a time, performing dental procedures for the local population and teaching dental residents through hands on cases.



University of Tennessee Dental School – Graduated in 1973

Visiting Faculty – Spear Education

Visiting Faculty – Pankey Institute & Pankey Scholar

Years in Practice

General Practice Residency at Madigan Army Medical Center – 1 Year

Bassett Army Hospital – 3 ½ Years

Current Dental Practice since 1978

 Personal Information

Married, 2 Children

Enjoys: Family, Friends and Fishing


Lee Payne DDS | 1919 Lathrop Street, Suite 211  Fairbanks, AK 99701 |  (907)452-7007