Meet the Doctor
Meet Richard D. Sellen, DDS
Our team understands the importance of a happy and healthy smile. We have included this page to illustrate how Drs. Sellen and Weatherholt can help to improve your oral healthcare. If you need restorative and cosmetic dental services in the San Jose area, be sure to schedule your next appointment with our office today.
"Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime. We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all of our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services to insurance coverage."
Dr. Richard D. Sellen
Dr. Richard Sellen feels honored to have been hand selected by Dr. Carey Weatherholt to carry on his practice and continue the tradition of providing exceptional dental care with a personal touch. Dr. Sellen is a San Jose native who is excited to have the opportunity to practice in his hometown just minutes away from where he grew up.
Dr. Sellen received his Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from Arizona State University. After graduation, he attended dental school at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco where he graduated within the top 15% of his class with honors and received the school’s award for Excellence in General Pathology.
To further his training, Dr. Sellen was selected to complete a one-year general practice residency program at Community Regional Medical Center/VA hospital in Fresno, CA. Here he gained advanced knowledge in hospital dentistry, oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and treating medically compromised patients. In order to keep up with current advances in dentistry, Dr. Sellen is committed to post-graduate education and has attended courses throughout the country.
Dr. Sellen’s professional affiliations include: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Santa Clara County Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry.
In his spare time, Dr. Sellen enjoys watching and participating in various sports, hiking, watching movies, cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Carey B. Weatherholt
Patient, exceptionally skilled, experienced, and caring - these are the words that describe Dr. Carey Weatherholt, who has been designing dazzling, healthy smiles for his patients for more than two decades. He is known not only for his dental expertise, but also for the easy, friendly rapport he establishes with his patients. If you're looking for a top-notch yet welcoming dental experience, look no further than the office of Dr. Carey Weatherholt.
Dr. Weatherholt has received training from some of the most prestigious educational institutions in the country. He earned his dental degree from the University of the Pacific Dental School, his undergraduate alma mater, and later updated his clinical skills at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies. This institute is regarded as the nation's premier post-graduate institution for the development of cosmetic and restorative skills. He is also a member of numerous reputable professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Santa Clara County Dental Society, which he served as President in 2014.
Dr. Carey Weatherholt is committed to giving back to the community. He has served on the board of directors of Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc., and was President of the administrative council of the San Jose RotaCare Free medical clinic. He plays an integral part in CDA Cares which provides dental services to people in need throughout California. Locally Dr. Weatherholt volunteers his time at schools to give dental screenings.
Dr. Weatherholt, a 3rd generation dentist, and his wife, Kellie, have two children, Austin and Jalene.