Meet the Doctors

Dennis Wade Calvert, D.D.S.

Dr. Dennis Wade Calvert grew up in Campbell, California and is a graduate of Del Mar High School (1963). He attended San Jose State University and Brigham Young University for pre-dental training, and is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School (1973) with honors. Dr. Calvert received his periodontal training by completing his residency in Periodontics at Northwestern University Dental School in 1976. Dr. Calvert was a third generation dental graduate. His grandfather attended Northwestern Dental School and graduated in 1908. His father graduated from the University of California in San Francisco Dental School in 1953. Dr. Calvert's three brothers are also dentists in the Santa Clara Valley.

Dr. Calvert has teaching experience and credentials as an advisory teacher at Northwestern University, Instructor in Restorative Dentistry at Northwestern University, and Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of Pacific in San Francisco. Dr. Calvert has been a regular guest speaker in Periodontics at several Universities and Colleges. He has also presented numerous lectures, conference clinics, and workshops in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry in Illinois, Wisconsin, Maryland, Florida, Indiana, and in California.

Dr. Calvert had a General Practice in Dentistry in Illinois for three years, and has practiced as a Periodontist in the San Jose area since 1976. Dr. Calvert is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, California Society of Periodontists, and the Western Society of Periodontology, American Academy of Anesthesia, and the San Jose Study Club.

Dr. Calvert has been married to his wife Beverly, who he met in high school, for 25 years and has two daughters and one son. All children are presently attending California universities. Dr. Calvert enjoys sailing, swimming, jogging and biking.

Terrak Ethan Calvert, D.D.S.

Dr. Terrak Ethan Calvert joined the family practice in 2008.  He is currently working along side his father providing a full scope of periodontal treatment with emphasis on implant and esthetic soft tissue grafting procedures.  Additionally, he is a clinical faculty member and course director in Periodontics at the Western College Dental Hygiene program in San Jose.  Dr. Terrak Calvert is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.


Dr. Terrak Calvert grew up in the Bay Area and attended local schools.  After completion of high school at Mountain View High, he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology Cum Laude at Santa Clara University.  He followed in the footsteps of the Calvert Family by choosing a career in dentistry.  He matriculated at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree.  Upon graduation he was accepted into the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency program at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in Union City.  After an accumulation of experience in dental school, residency, and from family members, he developed a real interest periodontics.  He went on to postdoctoral specialty training at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry where he received his Certificate in the specialty of Periodontics.


Dr. Terrak Calvert is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, Santa Clara County Dental Society, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and a fourth generation honor dentist member of the Calvert Dental Heritage Foundation.


In his free time he enjoys running, sailing, hiking and photography.