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Born in Morgantown, West Virginia and raised in Charleston, Dr. J. Christopher Smith is a third generation dentist, following his father Dr. Richard Duff Smith and his grandfather Dr. Ralph S. Smith. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in food science technology from Virginia Tech in 1997 and later completed his dental degree at West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 2001. He has been a long time member of the American Dental Association, Kanawha Valley Dental Society, Academy of Operative Dentistry, Charleston Dental Study Club, International College of Dentists, and the West Virginia Dental Association, of which he is the president.


The oldest major honorary organization for dentists, The American College of Dentists, recently inducted Chris as a fellow, attesting to his outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society.


When he is not being a dentist in Charleston, Chris spends his free time fishing, traveling, playing golf and skiing. Chris’ wife Sarah is a dental hygienist, and together they have two lovely children.



Contact Info:


1501 7th Ave., Charleston, WV 23587 

(304) 343-9131



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J. Christopher Smith D.D.S - America's Top 50 Dentists - Charleston, WV

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