“I became a dentist, not only because of a deep family history in dentistry, but because I genuinely enjoy helping others. It is fulfilling, both personally and professionally, to get people out of pain or improve their smile so they are no longer self-conscious of their teeth.” — Dr. Kelly
Dr. Kelly Charles Harden is an Orlando native born in 1963. He graduated from Oral Roberts University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in MIS in 1986. Dr. Kelly worked for various companies until he recognized his true calling: dentistry.
He returned to school at the University of Florida School of Dentistry. Dr. Kelly earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine there in 1996. Soon after he graduated, Dr. Kelly’s father, Dr. Donald Harden, retired from practicing dentistry for more than 40 years. At that time, Dr. Kelly joined the practice and partnered with his brother, Dr. Dave.
Dr. Kelly is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and Greater Orlando Dental Society, and is Invisalign® certified.
Dr. Kelly has been happily married to his wife Joy since 1997. They reside in Orlando with their two children, Brooke and Chase, and their Springer spaniel Rocky. Dr. Kelly enjoys tennis, fishing, surfing, reading, and playing with his children.