Meet Your Orthodontist
- Dr. Peter H. Chen
Peter H. Chen DDS, MBA, DMSc is a specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics with an outstanding academic resume and excellent clinical experience. He is a graduate of Harvard University, where he completed a rigorous four-year residency program in orthodontics. In addition to his clinical training, Dr. Chen also conducted numerous research projects, and concurrently received his Doctor of Medical Sciences (DMSc) degree from Harvard. In recognition of his work, Dr. Chen was awarded the prestigious Harvard Presidential Scholar Award.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Chen is a Clinical Instructor of Orthodontics at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where he teaches hospital residents and treats orthodontic and cleft lip/palate patients in the faculty practice.
Dr. Chen takes his professional commitment seriously and is an active participant in the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists. His vision is to provide a perfect smile and a healthy bite that is custom made for each patient, and his guiding principle is to treat each and every one of his patients like he would treat his own family.
Meet Your Staff
Jennifer - Orthodontic Assistant
As an orthodontic assistant, Jen enjoys getting to know each and every one of our patients and making each orthodontic visit a great one. She has over 20 years of dental experience, 15 of them have been in Orthodontics. In addition, Jen is certified in dental radiology and CPR. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jim, and their two dogs Tug and Chowder, and she also enjoys riding and showing her horse, Hugh.
Robin - Scheduling Coordinator
As a Scheduling Coordinator, Robin looks forward to being the first person to greet you at Gales Ferry Orthodontics. Her goal is to make your experience fun and informative from the start. Robin has been in the dental field since 1987 and began her career by participating in the Red Cross Dental Assisting Program. She has over 30 years of orthodontic assisting experience and she is certified in CPR and dental radiology. In her spare time she enjoys jet skiing, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Michael, and son, Thomas.
Alicia - Orthodontic Assistant
As an orthodontic assistant, Alicia is excited to be a part of developing patients'
self-confidence through a new smile. Alicia has over 18 years experience in the dental field and is certified in dental radiology and CPR. When she's not at work, Alicia enjoys taking yoga classes and spending time with her husband Ryan, and their 3 daughters Maddy, Cadence, and Gwen.