Spring 2005 Table of Contents
Recruiting the Best
Dr. Charles D. Larsen Joins Smiling Faces,
Going Places
Mobile Dental Care Program

Dr. Charles Larsen
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Charles D. Larsen, who has provided care for many years to children from underserved communities, has been appointed a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry and one of the dentists supervising care on the Smiling Faces, Going Places mobile dental van. Dr. Larsen served most recently as Chief Attending Pediatric Dentist at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx and as an Attending Pediatric Dentist at the St. Barnabas Hospital Faculty Practice and Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program, also in the Bronx.

Dr. Larsen earned a DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and an MS degree in nutrition and human physiology from Drexel University/ Hahnemann University Hospital. He also completed a pediatric dental residency at Temple University Hospital.

Before moving to New York, Dr. Larsen was a volunteer dentist at Head Start Centers in Philadelphia. In addition to his NYUCD appointment, he continues to provide care at a Children's Aid Society pediatric dental clinic at P.S. 8 in Harlem.