Dr. Jeanhee Chung, DMD: A Valuable Addition to Our Dental Team

We are excited to introduce the newest member of our dental family, Dr. Jeanhee Chung, DMD. With a diverse background and a passion for serving underprivileged populations, Dr. Chung brings a unique perspective and commitment to providing compassionate dental care. We are honored to have her join our team and look forward to the positive impact she will make in the lives of our patients.

Born in South Korea, Dr. Jeanhee Chung moved to the United States at the age of 8 and grew up in Blacksburg, Virginia. She pursued her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Chemistry at Virginia Tech, where she excelled in her studies and laid the foundation for her future career in dentistry.

After graduation, Dr. Chung moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where she worked as a Research Technician in the Gastroenterology Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. During this time, she discovered a heart for social injustice and underprivileged populations, particularly those with limited access to oral health care.

Her experiences fueled her passion for making a difference in the lives of those in need, leading her to pursue a Master’s degree in Theology studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Chung actively volunteered at homeless shelters, participated in medical mission trips, served churches, and worked with various non-profit organizations. These experiences further solidified her dedication to dentistry as a means to improve the overall well-being of individuals and communities.

With her diverse background and growing passion for dentistry, Dr. Chung pursued her dental studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. Throughout her dental education, she consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence and a genuine desire to improve the lives of her patients.

Dr. Chung is an active member of esteemed dental organizations, including the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Association, and Virginia Dental Association. Her involvement in these organizations reflects her dedication to staying abreast of the latest advancements in dentistry and providing the highest standard of care to her patients.

Beyond her dental practice, Dr. Chung is an advocate for promoting oral health education, increasing access to oral healthcare, and participating in outreach programs to serve vulnerable communities. Her genuine care for the well-being of others shines through in all aspects of her life, both personally and professionally.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Chung enjoys a variety of hobbies and interests. She stays active by working out at the gym and exploring the beauty of nature through hiking. Music plays a significant role in her life, as she is not only a talented violinist and guitarist but also enjoys playing and creating music whenever she can.

Her adventurous spirit leads her to travel and immerse herself in new cultures and experiences, providing her with a broader perspective on life and dentistry. Dr. Chung also cherishes spending quality time with her family, friends, and her beloved dog, Ellie, who holds a special place in her heart.

Dr. Jeanhee Chung, DMD, is a valuable addition to our dental team, and we are excited to witness the positive impact she will make in the lives of our patients and the community. Her passion for social justice, commitment to excellence in dentistry, and advocacy for oral health education align perfectly with our practice’s values. Together, we strive to provide exceptional dental care, ensuring our patients achieve and maintain optimal oral health for a lifetime.

Join us in extending a warm welcome to Dr. Chung as we embark on this journey together, fulfilling our mission to create healthier, happier smiles for all.

Welcome, Dr. Jeanhee Chung!