We are happy to announce the association of Dr. Stephanie Chambers Furlong with Great Beginnings Pediatric and Orthodontic Specialists. Dr. Furlong is a native of Asheville and the daughter of our own Dr. Bill Chambers.
Dr. Stephanie attended T.C. Roberson High School. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Stephanie attended University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery. While in dental school, she was awarded the AAPD Predoctoral Student Award for Outstanding Promise in the Field of Pediatric Dentistry, the Proctor and Gamble Outstanding Student Research Award and the Excellence in Clinical Dental Management Award.
Over the last two years, Dr. Stephanie completed a two year residency in pediatric dentistry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and a Masters of Science Degree from Ohio State University. During her residency, she received extensive training in growth and development and in the preventative and restorative treatment of children, adolescents and special needs patients.
Initially, Dr. Stephanie will be involved with Great Beginnings patient care as a pediatric dental specialist while pursuing a second specialty degree in orthodontics at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. While attending this program, she will periodically fill in for our doctors. Upon completion of her orthodontic program, Dr. Stephanie will join Great Beginnings Pediatric and Orthodontic Dental Specialist as a full time practitioner. Along with Dr. Ryan she will provide orthodontic as well as pediatric dental care to our patients.
Dr. Stephanie is married to Mr. Mark Furlong who is also from Asheville.