Casey Chen, BDS, PhD, DDS

Chair, Division of Periodontology, Diagnostic Services, & Dental Hygiene
Professor of Bacteriology

Certificate in Advanced Periodontics, University of Pittsburgh
PhD, Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo
DDS, Loma Linda University
BDS, National Taiwan University

Lab members


University of Southern California
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
925 West 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0064
(213) 740-1075

Dr. Casey Chen is a Professor and Chair, Division of Periodontology, Diagnostic Sciences and Dental Hygiene, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. He graduated from National Taiwan University with a degree of BDS in 1980, and has since obtained a certificate in Advanced Periodontology at University of Pittsburgh, a Ph.D. in Oral Biology from State University of New York at Buffalo, and a dental degree from Loma Linda University. Casey is active in clinical and didactic teachings in periodontology as well as in basic science research in microbial pathogenesis. His research interests include genomics and metagenomics of periodontal bacteria, microbial markers of periodontal diseases, virulence determinants of periodontal pathogenic species and clinical therapy of periodontitis.