Dr. William E. Chen, DMD

Dr. William E. Chen, DMD

Dr. Chen is the founder, CEO and visionary of Chen Dental in Sebring, Florida.

Dr. Chen received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Rollins College and attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry where he completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2001.

Chen Dental was established in 2005. Dr. Chen has served the community for 20+ years as a modern dentistry leader for ensuring healthy smiles. Over 14,000 patients from three countries, thirty-eight counties and thirty-three states visit Chen Dental each year. Dr. Chen has been voted Best Dentist nine times, received multiple business of the year awards, and the Innovation and Leadership Award.

Giving back is very important to Dr. Chen who has trained with renowned financial expert, Dave Ramsey, to learn financial and biblical principles about healthy money management. This has allowed Dr. Chen positive growth in his business and increased his charitable giving. With the support of the community, he has helped raise over $300,000 to benefit organizations such as Lindsey's Wish with Champion for Children, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and more.

Dr. Chen established Chen Dental Lab in 2017, the first in-office digital dental lab in Highlands County, Florida. He is a member of several dental associations including the American Dental Association, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the International Dental Implant Association to name a few. Dr. Chen is also a Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce Circle member.

Dr. Chen has a deep passion for his family. He lives an active lifestyle through surfing, wake surfing, hunting, fishing, and camping with his three adventurous boys and has enjoyed 22 years of marriage with his beautiful wife, Geri.

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By Dr. William E. Chen, DMD | May 15, 2024

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