iTec Dental Lab - Irvine - Hong Lee

Hong Lee, a Master Ceramist

iTec Dental Laboratory Founder/CEO

Hong founded the iTec Dental Laboratory in Orange County several years ago, after working as a master ceramist and manager of the implant department for one of the leading dental laboratories in California for 25 years. Hong has attended a wide range of continuing education courses with leaders in the industry covering everything from porcelain fused to metal to implants. He stays on the cutting edge of dental technology and invests in it for the growth of the laboratory. Hong enjoys teaching and working closely with his team.


  • 1982 Graduated from High School in South Korea

  • 1982-1985 Daegu Health and Medical College, Dental Prosthesis major, Graduated with Registered Dental Technician in Korea

  • 1985-1988 Military Services in Medical Dental field

  • 1988-1990 Kyong Buk Dental Laboratory – Waxer Technician

  • 1990-1992 Immigrated to the US in February then joined Glidewell Laboratories in March as a wax and metal finisher

  • 1992-1997 Promoted to Ceramic Department as a Ceramist

  • 1997-2007 Promoted to Ceramic Department Manager, Did Porcelain Fused to Metal, Composite and Captek

  • 2007-2015 Promoted to Implant Department Ceramic Manager

  • 2015 to Present – Establish Itec Dental Laboratoty

Background Studies

  • 1993 Asami Tanaka Dental Technology Institute

  • 1994 C.D.T Exam

  • 2001 Nobel Biocare – Fundamental of Dental Implant (workshop) Oral Design – Contour and Arrangement by Dr. Winter

  • 2002 Captek Accreditation course – UCLA School of Dentistry, 20th International Symposium on Ceramics by Quintessence

  • 2003 Dentsply Ceramco – Creative Ceramic Featuring Course

  • 2005 Davinci Veneer Course by Vladent

  • 2009 Implant Supported Ceramic Metal Crown by Daniele Capoferri C.D.T

Best Dental Lab in Orange County

iTec is a full-service dental lab in Orange County with highly-trained technicians and staff that delivers excellent service and value.