We work closely with Dr. Peter H. Chen of Gales Ferry Orthodontics, and practice owner Dr. Randall D. Harris to ensure that all of your child’s dental needs are met with the upmost care and consideration.

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We look forward to serving you and your family.

Meet Dr. Chen – Orthodontist

Dr. Peter H. Chen 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 Medical School. In recognition of his work, Dr. Chen was awarded the prestigious Harvard Presidential Scholar Award, and received a full scholarship for his orthodontic training.

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.

Prior to attending Harvard, Dr. Chen earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Stony Brook University, graduating with honors in research and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. To better serve his patients, he also earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Healthcare Systems Management.

A native of New York City, he is an alumni of Stuyvesant High School, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. John’s University. During his off time, Dr. Chen enjoys attending local sporting events and music festivals. Some of his hobbies include astronomy, hiking, and dragon boat.