Dr. Sophia Chen
Dr. Sophia Chen is focused on helping people of all ages achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy smiles. Each smile is unique, and she believes in providing patient focused comprehensive care to address each persons' individual needs. She cares about the people she serves and makes sure you understand our options so that you can make the best decision for a healthy smile. With her years of experience, Dr. Chen prides herself in delivering quality, compassionate care in a comfortable and friendly setting. Having practiced dentistry in Keokuk for the past two years, Dr. Chen is excited to be returning to central Iowa and helping you achieve your best smile.
Dr. Chen received her bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2018. During her dental school training, she has been very involved with the Dental Public Health Club and received a distinction in Dental Public Health upon graduation. Through the Dental Public Health Club, she organized several community outreach activities for dental students that focused on prevention and community education on oral health. In partnership with the University of Iowa and Rotarians from District 6000 (Iowa) and Xicotepec, she participated in two service trips to Xicotepec, Mexico that focused on providing preventive care and education to school aged children. She was also active in several student-led organizations and continues to be involved in community based dental activities like the Iowa Mission of Mercy. In her senior year, Dr. Chen had the opportunity to provide comprehensive care to patients of all ages during her preceptorships at Broadlawns Dental Clinic and Sioux City Community Health Center.
Dr. Chen is committed to implementing the latest innovations in dentistry into her daily practice and engages in many hours of continuing education each year to provide the best care to her patients. She is trained in providing a wide variety of dental treatments, but especially enjoys doing InvisAlign, esthetic bonding, and treating children. Dr. Chen is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry and is pursuing her fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.
What Dr. Chen likes most about dentistry is interacting with her patients and sharing her passion for dentistry. She enjoys getting to know each of her patients, listening to their individual concerns, and working alongside them to achieve and maintain optimal oral health. She strives to combine her clinical knowledge with her patients' goals to deliver the best possible care for each patient. While you are in the dental chair, Dr. Chen works with you to make sure you are relaxed and comfortable during dental treatment.