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 Dr. Sellen 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.