Elizabeth Shin, DDS, pediatric dentist at Bethesda Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry
Get to know pediatric dentist Dr. Elizabeth Shin, who serves patients in Bethesda, Maryland.
(ProNewsReport Editorial): – New York City, New York July 22, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – Dr. Shin is a board-certified pediatric dentist with over 20 years of experience in the field. She is the founder and president of Bethesda Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry, serving patients across Maryland, as well as Washington, DC.
“I love children and helping them gives me a lot of satisfaction and happiness. Every child is special. Their personalities, genetics, environment, nutrition, oral habits, and general health profile make them unique. My individualized approach considers all of their wonderful attributes holistically as I help them achieve healthy teeth and, with your help, lifelong oral health,” the doctor said.
Born in Busan, Korea, she moved to Brazil when she was two years old. After moving to the United States, she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Southern California Dental School, graduating from the Salutatorian class. She then attended USC’s Advanced Pediatric Dental Program and completed her residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, receiving the Top Academic and Clinical Pediatric Dental Student Award upon completion of her program. She was also selected and appointed Chief of Pediatric Dental Residency throughout her residency.
With extensive experience spanning a wide range of locations, settings, and organizations, Dr. Shin is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She served as Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry for the Advanced Postgraduate Pediatric Dentistry Residency at the University of Southern California (USC). After 911, she joined the military and served as an active duty military officer and pediatric dentist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Additionally, she practiced pediatric dentistry on a Native American reservation in Montana and was the first Korean-American woman to serve as the division chief of pediatric dentistry and orthodontic dental clinic at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. These positions and others over the years have provided him with invaluable experience in pediatric dentistry and unique expertise.
Pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry that deals with children from birth through adolescence. A pediatric dentist specializes in diagnosing and treating dental problems in children from infancy through young adulthood. They usually also care for patients with special needs.
As a testament to his success, Dr. Shin received the Washingtonian Top Pediatric Dentist Award and the Bethesda Magazine Top Pediatric Dentist Award.
Multi-lingual, she is fluent in English and Portuguese, and proficient in Korean, Spanish, and Farsi. Her favorite color is pink and she loves playing Candy Crush on her phone. She also enjoys shopping for shoes, reading, scuba diving, water skiing, and sometimes just doing nothing. Above all, she loves children, likes to make them laugh and constantly tries to learn more about them and their accomplishments. This includes his patients and his son, daughter and grandchildren.
More about Dr. Elizabeth Shin:
Via her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1791904-Elizabeth-Shin-Dentist-Pediatric, or via Bethesda Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry, https://bccpediatricdentistry.com/about/
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