Meet Dr. Edward Chappelle

Edward H. Chappelle Jr., DDS

Dentistry has provided me not only with a living, but a chance to help other people.  A smile is one of the most valuable attributes of a person.  To be able to contribute to a person’s quality of life is extremely satisfying. 

Even more than the satisfaction I receive from creating beautiful smiles is the joy I feel when welcoming new patients into our practice family. What I have appreciated most over the past 30 years is the variety of relationships I’ve been fortunate enough to build. My patients are such unique individuals; each person I meet brings a fresh perspective on life, and allows me to see the world through their eyes.

Commitment to Education

  • Rutgers University – Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, 1975
  • Meharry Medical College – Doctorate of Dental Surgery, 1979
  • Eastman Dental Center – General Practice Residency, 1980
  • The Genessee Hospital – General Practice Residency, 1981

Dental technology has advanced rapidly since I began my private practice. New treatments mean more comfortable and efficient options for my patients. I love the new technology that allows me to produce crowns in a single visit, more accurately than ever before.

I am heavily invested in continuing education, which is why I am a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).  I received my fellowship (FAGD) in 1996 and I am currently working towards my membership.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association

Outside the Office

Originally from Rochester, NY, I moved to Bowie 27 years ago and have loved building my practice and raising my family in such a wonderful community. My wife, Sherra, and I have two amazing children, April and Edward III. My family is so important to me, and much of my free time is spent with them. When I get the chance, I also enjoy listening to contemporary jazz, playing softball, photography, and traveling.

My dedication to the community extends beyond my practice; improving the lives of those around me is something I strive for in my personal life as well. I am active with the Boys and Girls Club, Largo Community Church, and the Omega Psi Phi fraternity with their scholarship program which mentors high school students.