Meet the Doctors

All professionals at Pinellas Dental Specialties maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.


Eros Chaves, DMD, MS (Periodontics & Dental Implant Surgery)

Dr. Eros Chaves is a Board Diplomate periodontist and dental implant surgeon, who graduated from the University of Michigan (MS-1984). Throughout his career, Dr. Chaves was in private practice in Juno Beach, Florida and was a full-time faculty in various US Universities. More recently before coming to St Petersburg area, Dr. Chaves was a Professor, Chair and Graduate Program Director at West Virginia University and University of Oklahoma. His wife Andrea and him decided to return to Florida to be closer to their sons and daughter. Dr. Chaves is available at Pinellas Dental Specialties Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to help you with your periodontal and dental implant surgery needs.

Dr. Chaves is a member of American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Dental Association, Florida Association of Periodontists, Florida Dental Association and Pinellas County Dental Association.


Michael Varley, DMD (Endodontics)

Dr. Varley graduated from Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts in 1989. Upon graduation he joined the faculty practice at Tufts School of Dental Medicine in the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology department as a clinical instructor. He also practiced general dentistry for 5 years with Randazzo Dental Associates in Pelham, NH.  In 1996, he completed his endodontic residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. While at Case Western, he also completed a masters degree in Endodontics. Following completion of his endodontic residency, he joined Limited to Endodonticsin Orlando, FL where he practiced for the past 15 years. He also practiced at East Orange Endodontics with Dr. Maurico Chavarriaga for 4 years. Now that his children are older he has elected to fulfill a life long dream of living closer to the coast.

We are very excited that Dr. Varley has elected the Largo area and has joined Pinellas Dental Specialities!

Dr. Varley holds active licenses in Florida and Puerto Rico. He is also a member of the American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, Florida Association of Endodontists, Florida Dental Association, Pan America Dental Society and the Puerto Rico Dental Association. Dr. Varley has been married to wife Maria for 25 years and has two children, Michael Anthony (23) and Camila Maria (18). In his spare time, Dr. Varley enjoys spending time with his family, riding his bike as well as spending as much as possible on the water.


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