Meet Dr. Amy Chen

Dr. Amy Chen loves practicing pediatric dentistry and working with kids. She spent her childhood years on the East Coast and eventually moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where she majored in molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley. While at UC Berkeley, she devoted her spare time to volunteering as a hepatitis counselor and dental assistant for the non-profit Berkeley Free Clinic.

Her interest in dentistry led her to attend the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry, where she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She was awarded the Ethics and Professionalism Award by the San Francisco Dental Society.

While at UCSF, Dr. Chen developed a passion for working with kids, and pursued a postgraduate residency in pediatric dentistry, which earned her specialty certificate and master’s in oral and craniofacial sciences. She was also named a finalist for the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Student Research Award for her research in dental cariology and caries prevention.

Dr. Chen is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Santa Clara County Dental Society, CSPD, and SFDS. Her interests include dental cariology and dental public health.

Dr. Chen spends much of her free time with her family and friends in the Bay Area. She enjoys reading, writing, running, playing tennis, traveling and meeting new people. She fluent in Mandarin and can speak some Taiwanese.