Dr. Dennis Charlton has practiced in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania since 1981. He completed his first professional
dental education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He was a general dentist who maintains
membership in many dental organizations including the American Dental Association (ADA), Pennsylvania Dental
Association (PDA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Pierre Fauchard Academy, and International & American
College of Dentists. He currently serves as the Speaker of the House of the Pennsylvania Dental Association and as
an alternate delegate to the ADA House of Delegates.
Dr. Charlton enjoys being involved in community activities. He is chairman of the Lakeview Educational Foundation
which raises scholarship money for senior Lakeview High School students. He is also involved in Alumni Affairs at PITT.
He has his private pilot's license since 1995. Dr. Charlton is an avid golfer, he plays and officiates soccer, and
enjoys a variety of sports including hiking. This past summer he completed his second endurance hike of 35 miles
in one day over the rugged terrain of the Allegheny Mountain foothills in the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge.
Dr. Charlton has been married to his wife Lynn for 35 years. Lynn teaches third grade at Oakview Elementary School.
Their three children, James, Dana and Eric have kept them quite busy over the years! James, 24, lives in Syracuse, New
York, with his wife Becca and their adorable daughter Annabelle Lynne. Dana, 20, is a junior at Slippery Rock University
and plans to pursue a career in dentistry. Eric, 18, is a senior at Lakeview High School.