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Lee D. Tatro, DDS

Lee Tatro, DDS

Lee Tatro, DDS
“I provide General Dentistry with an emphasis on preventive care, which is the most comfortable, least costly way to maintain a healthy, beautiful, pain-free smile. However, I also specialize in restorative dentistry to fix all types of health, cosmetic and function issues.”
Dr. Lee D. Tatro

Meet Our Team


When you choose the right dentist, you feel cared for and in control of your oral health. Our expert team offers practical guidance on how to keep teeth and gums healthy, and effective treatments to fix problems quickly, gently and effectively. It’s why our patients stay with us year after year.

Dr. Tatro earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery (D.D.S) from Emory University School of Dentistry in 1974, and has been practicing in Leesburg, Florida ever since. Dr. Tatro is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Central District Dental Association and the Lake County Dental Association of which he is a past-president. He has extensive training and experience creating crowns and bridges in his office’s on-site lab, ensuring superior quality, a perfect custom fit and, when needed, rapid repairs.

Dr. Tatro is proud that many of his valued staff-members have been with him for many years. Dental assistants, Karen Dowless and Linda Ober, have been with him for 38 years and 34 years respectively, both have extended education enabling them to perform expanded duties. Dental hygienist, Mollie McFarland, has been with him for 40 years. Dental hygienist, Melissa Woodard recently joined his team, she has been a hygienist for 17 years. Administrative staff, Cathy Zahurak and Yvonne Lara, have been with him for 6 years and 7 years respectively.

Dr. Tatro and his wife, Kathy have two sons, Dan and David, as well as 6 grandchildren; Christopher, Tristan, Alexis, Carter, Harrison and Lucy. In his free time, Dr. Tatro enjoys golf, boating, fishing and scuba-diving.

Hygienists - Melissa & Mollie
Hygienists Melissa & Mollie
Assistants - Karen & Linda
Assistants Karen & Linda
Administration - Cathy & Yvonne
Administration Cathy & Yvonne