Dr. Joseph Chiafair has practiced dentistry in Florida since 1980. In addition to his private practice, he was formerly Chief of General Dentistry for St. Luke’s Hospital, and is now serving St. Vincent’s Hospital Southside location as Chief of Dentistry. He received his Bachelors of Science Degree from The University of Notre Dame, and his Master of Science, DDS and PhD from New York University, following which he served as resident in Oral and Maxiofacial Surgery at University Hospital, Jacksonville (now UF&Shands). He is a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Florida College of Dentistry.
Dr. Catherine Chiafair fell in love with dentistry at a young age and set her sights on following in her father’s footsteps. Catherine enjoys volunteering, particularly service trips that provide dental care to those with limited or no access to dentistry. She has traveled to the Bahamas and to Ecuador to treat patients. Dr. Chiafair would like to continue her mission to bring smiles to as many people as she can, locally and abroad. In her spare time, Dr. Chiafair enjoys going to the beach or spending time out on the St. Johns River, boating and kayaking.