Meet Tryphose Charles, D.M.D. – General and Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Charles Can Help Reduce Dental Anxiety
If you have dental anxiety, we invite you to come and meet Dr. Charles. Many of her patients describe her as a very kindhearted and easygoing person. Additionally, patients say they love her gentle touch and peaceful bedside manner. Dr. Charles is known as a great dentist for people with phobia. If you feel dental anxiety, Dr. Charles has a special talent for explaining dental procedures which really helps patients relax.
It takes a special kind of dentist who can help over anxious patients feel calm and Dr. Charles truly has that special touch. As you read more about Dr. Charles, you will learn about her long history of how she has helped many patients learn about dental care. Further, Dr. Charles truly has a soft spot for helping others in our community and abroad. She is an inspiration to all of us at Paradise Ridge Dentistry and we are lucky to have her join our team.
Dr. Charles’ Education and Experience
Dr. Charles began practicing dentistry in 1992 after completing her degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine which is a private school in Boston, MA. After completing her degree, Dr. Charles continued her General Practice residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx, New York City. Upon finishing her residency, Dr. Charles accepted a Director role at a school-based health program for underprivileged students in Bridgeport, CT. Her responsibilities included managing seven schools in addition to managing the dentists and staff. Dr. Charles found this work very rewarding because she was able to fulfill her passion for helping patients who had no access to dental care and who experienced dental fear.
Prior to moving to Arizona, Dr. Charles owned her own dental practice for 18 years in Fairfield, CT where she provided family and cosmetic dentistry to children and adults. Dr. Charles’ area of dental expertise includes:
- Oral cancer screening and exams
- Dental crowns
- Dental bridges
- Composite restorations
- Dental implant restoration
- Invisalign and clear correct
- Smile designs – dental veneers, composite bonding, tooth implants (tooth replacement) and teeth whitening
Dr. Charles continuously explores opportunities to advance her knowledge and skills in dentistry and help patients who have dental fear. She is highly involved in professional affiliations and she is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. where she performs community service. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis.
Each year, Dr. Charles volunteers her time doing medical and dental missions with Joyce Meyer Ministries and has traveled to Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti and El Salvador. Learn more about Hands Of Hope here.
Professional Memberships Include:
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Dental Association
If you suffer from severe dental anxiety or dental fear, we offer conscious sedation and IV sedation. Learn more about IV sedation here.