Charles D. Calhoon, DDS, PA
Meet Dr. Charles CalhoonOriginally from Silver Spring, MD, Dr. Calhoon has lived in the Wilmington, Delaware area since 1993. After graduating from University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1989, he joined the United States Navy. He was stationed on the west coast for several years and enjoyed his time on the USS Denver, LPD and the USS John F. Kennedy CV 67. He was honorably discharged from the United States Naval Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Commander and received the Navy Commendation Medal for his service aboard the USS John F. Kennedy CV 67. He eventually started private practice dentistry in 1995. He has maintained his memberships in the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry since 1989. He earned his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1994 and his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2013 by completing 1000 hours of continuing education credits. He has participated in the American Dental Association as both Alternate Delegate and Delegate since 2007. Additionally, he has been a member of the Delaware Dental Society since 1995 where he has served on various committees and councils. He was a member of the executive council of the Delaware State Dental Society from 1998-2008 and he served as President of Delaware’s Dental Society in 2006-2007. During his free time, Dr. Calhoon enjoys fishing, boating, and participating in Driver’s Education Events with the Porsche Club of America. He is an active supporter of Give Kids a Smile and Family Promise of Northern New Castle County. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and three children.
Dr. Brian Calhoon is a Delaware native, growing up in the Wilmington area and graduating from Salesianum High School in 2008. He furthered his education by receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia where he majored in Biology and minored in Business Administration. He then achieved his goal of becoming a dentist after graduating from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2020 where he was highly regarded for his involvement with the American Student Dental Association and also received a Radiology Clerkship Award. Following dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at the Christiana Care Wilmington Hospital to round out his education. Dr. Brian embraces the spirit of “lifelong learning” by attending numerous continuing education courses every year and hopes to one day attain the title of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Brian developed a strong passion for organized dentistry over his time in dental school. It eventually led to him becoming the American Student Dental Association president for the University of Maryland where he was able to work with the Maryland State Dental Association as a board member. He currently holds membership with the American Dental Association (ADA), the Delaware State Dental Society (DSDS), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). He takes an active role in these societies to help further the dental profession and promote quality oral health care for patients.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Brian enjoys spending time with his wife Stephanie, son Thomas, and their dog Bear. He is an avid car enthusiast that enjoys (and sometimes regrets) diving head first into any maintenance or performance projects on his car. He also enjoys traveling, snowboarding, playing tennis, home improvement projects, and socializing with friends and family.