Dr. Stanley Allen is a native of Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Jamaica Queens, NY and the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Allen is a graduate of Howard University College of Dentistry in 1974 and a graduate of the Long Island Jewish, Hillside Medical Center, Queens Hospital Center Affiliation general practice residency program, where he achieved the rank of Chief Resident. After completing his residency program in 1976, he practiced as an associate in private practices in New York and New Jersey and in a UNC affiliated public health facility in North Carolina. He started his own practice in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1978. There, he went on to a successful private practice for 34 years until he sold his practice in 2012. He was one of the pioneers in implant dentistry and IV sedation in the Greensboro area.

In addition to providing exemplary services as a private practitioner, Dr. Allen was very active and experienced in organized dentistry. He served as a district president in the North Carolina Dental Society, president of the Old North State Dental Society and served a total of twelve years between 2001 and 2017 on the North Carolina State Board of Dentistry including two years as president of the board. He has studied under and been mentored by some of the greatest minds in dentistry, including Dr. Paul Homoly, Dr. Dick Barnes, Dr. Carl Misch and many others. He has accumulated hundreds of hours of study in dental practice management and personal development courses throughout his career in dentistry. He has served as an expert witness in numerous malpractices cases and has a wealth of knowledge regarding medic-legal issues.

Dr. Allen is currently semi-retired and works as an associate in his old practice and other practices. He resides in Greensboro with his wife, Yvonne. They have three grown children. In his free time, Dr. Allen enjoys aerobics, playing tennis, scuba diving and writing.