New Dentist at Wayne and Pike County Dental Centers

Honesdale, PA (January 20, 2022) —  A desire to serve the community through affordable care, especially those for whom dental services are not readily available, made Pooja Chugh, DDS,  a perfect candidate for Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers’ (WMCHC) dental practices. Dr. Chugh provides general dentistry for all ages at both the Together for Health Dental Center in Honesdale and the Pike Dental Center in Lords Valley.

“It’s very fulfilling and rewarding when I can contribute towards making the life of other individuals better,” said Dr. Chugh. “I have always been inclined towards the public health aspect of Dentistry and working at the community health centers is a great way for me to do that.”

Dr. Chugh received a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond and a Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from M.M. College of Dental Sciences & Research in Ambala, India. She also holds a Master’s in Public Health from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY.  She offered her professional expertise as a volunteer to the Virginia Commonwealth University’s MOM (Mission of Mercy) Dental Project in Grundy, VA, for three consecutive years as well as served as part of the university’s team for its Jamaica Dental Mission Project.

Prior to practicing at WMCHC, Dr. Chugh was the Managing Dentist at Affordable Dentures & Implants in Exton, PA and Managing Clinical Director of Aspen Dental in Belle Vernon, PA. She also served as an Assistant Professor for West Virginia University’s School of Dentistry’s Clinical Track in Restorative Dentistry.

To make an appointment with Dr. Chugh, please contact the respective CHC office — 570-251-6534 for the Together for Health Dental Center and 570-775-7818 for Pike Dental Center.

WMCHC, is a federally qualified health center clinically affiliated with Wayne Memorial Health System, Inc.  Both centers accept most private insurance, managed care plans and medical assistance. A sliding fee based on income is also offered to those who qualify. Visit for more information.


Photo:  Pooja Chugh, DDS, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers