Dr. Charles A. Marchetta grew up in the Buffalo area. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1974 he received his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 1979. He completed a General Practice Residency program at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albany, New York in 1980. Professionally Dr. Marchetta has served on councils of the Eighth District Dental Society since 1982. He is a member in good standing of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, Erie County Dental Society, Eighth District Dental Society and UB Dental Alumni Association. Dr. Marchetta held several chairs in the Erie County Dental Society, becoming president in 2007. He was a Clinical Instructor at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine from 1982 to 1999. He has served on the Board of the UB Dental Alumni Association since 1990, acting as President in 1995, and in 1997 was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Dentists (F.A.C.D.). Dr. Marchetta has been co-chairman of the Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting since 1991. Along with the other chairman, he has helped expand the meeting to be one of the top fifteen Dental Meetings in the Country. He has been on the executive council of the Eighth District Dental Society since 1985. He has served as chairman for a number of committees such as: Hospital Dentistry, Informatics, and Peer Review (for Erie County). In 2006 Dr. Marchetta was elected President of the Erie County Dental Society, having previously served as its Secretary and Vice President.
"To me, the greatest thing about being a dentist is the smile on a patient's face after I'm finished. Sometimes they think they just have to live with the smile they have and that's not always the way it has to be."
He presently holds positions on the Eighth District Service Corp. Board and is a member of the Notre Dame Alumni and a member in good standing with the American College of Dentists. Dr. Marchetta resides in Lancaster with his wife Janet. He has three children - Charles, Jonathan, and Christine. All children have graduated from universities and are pursuing their own careers.