Dr. Chance grew up in a small town in East Texas called Waskom, Texas. (Pop. 1800)  After graduating from Waskom High School with Honors, he attended Stephen F. Austin (SFA) State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.  Dr. Chance graduated Magna Cum Laude from SFA with a Major in Biology and Minor in Chemistry.  After receiving his degree, Dr. Chance worked in the dental field for two years as a dental assistant before attending dental school. 

Dr. Chance received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Dental Branch.  While attending the Dental Branch, he was involved with many student government organizations and represented the student body and institution in numerous leadership positions.  Dr. Chance served as President of the UT Dental Branch Class of 2004, Vice President of the Student Intercouncil representing 3,000 professional students from the six UT Health Science Center Institutions (Dental Branch, Medical Branch, School of Nursing, School of Public Health, School of Biomedical Science, and the School of Health Informatics). 

Dr. Chance has served as the President of the University of Texas System Student Advisory Council representing all 15 University of Texas components in the State of Texas.  In this role, Dr. Chance represented over 180,000 professional, graduate, and undergraduate students.  While President, Dr. Chance established the first University of Texas System-Wide Outreach project known as "United To Serve".  His passion to help others still continues as Dr. Chance volunteers in the community and is an active member of the Texas Dental Association.

Besides dentistry, Dr. Chance has a passion for fishing, traveling, and spending time with his sons and his wife, Erica.  

We invite you to come and join our family here at DENTAL ASSOCIATES of Houston. 

With Warmest Regards,

Dr. Chance