Dr. Tammy Chen grew up in Claremont, California. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University through an accelerated 7 year combined program. Dr. Chen graduated with honors with an extra focus in Prosthodontics, Oral Facial Pain, and special needs patients.
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Dr. Chen received 3 years additional Post-Doctoral training in Prosthodontics at New York University, where she obtained extensive restorative and surgical training, including full mouth rehabilitation and implant therapy. She is a professional dedicated to excellence in prosthodontics from preventative care to restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry.
Dr. Chen became a dentist to change the way dental care is given. Her passion is to find ways for prevention in oral health and overall health. Thus, she has become highly trained in combining medicine and dentistry with a strong focus into craniofacial development and airway. Dr. Chen believes this is the most effective way to address a previously underserved public health need by combining preventive medicine and dentistry: the airway. Making people healthier from the root cause, the oral cavity and airway.
Dr. Chen was recently featured in the New York Times and other media sources for her expertise in prevention and healthcare. She is extremely passionate about healthcare and holistic systems of healing. She has developed an outreach program that brings a team of dentists, nurses, and other health care professionals to Nicaragua to provide free dental and healthcare to local communities with a focus on oral health education and prevention. She has also participated in many other outreach programs worldwide. Prevention has always been her focus, which starts with a healthy mouth and airway.
In addition to Dr. Chen's passion for dentistry, she is also the founder of Central Park Laser Aesthetics, an aesthetic practice located in NYC, which allows her to complete the smile utilizing the latest technological advances, lasers, medical grade skin care and so much more. She wants to help her patients age gracefully through holistic healing, by rejuvenating from the inside out!
In her spare time, Dr. Chen loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys playing water polo, racing triathlons, snowboarding, cooking and traveling.