Dr. Katherine Chen grew up in Richmond, Virginia and attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biomedical Engineering on a full scholarship. She then proceeded to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree with the distinguished Omnicron Kappa Upsilon academic honor. After graduation from dental school, she moved across the country to the Bay Area to join her husband. She was selected to complete a General Practice Residency at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where she had an opportunity to serve our veterans while advancing her training in all aspects of dental care including oral surgery, temporomandibular disorders, periodontal surgery, and implant placement.
She is committed to evidence-based practices while also keeping current with the latest technology and techniques. She also believes that the center of great dental care is founded on fostering good relationships and trust. When you see Dr. Chen, she'll always have a cheerful smile on her face and is always open to talk about anything from dental health to that new restaurant you tried last weekend! She believes in creating connections with her patients in a comfortable and positive dental environment so that you can work together on achieving the optimal level of oral health!
Dr. Chen currently lives in Mountain View with her husband, Allen, and mini goldendoodle, Beary. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, baking and watercolor painting.
Dr. Chen is an active member in several dental organizations: