Dr. Shin is an 'orthodontist', a dental specialist with 3 additional years of highly selective training in 'orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics' from New York University. She graduated top 2% with high honors and received multiple awards, including induction into the distinguished National Dental Honors Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). As a specialist, she not only creates beautiful, straight teeth but also is well-trained to comprehensively analyze inter-related problems in the jaw bones, muscles of the mouth and face, and TM joints - along with growth pattern, breathing pattern, habits, tongue posture, and more - in order to correctly diagnose the root of the problem and to provide treatment options right for the individual patient.
Dr. Shin's treatment philosophy is simple: to treat each patient as if her own family. She has been serving in New York City community and received President's Volunteer Service Award from president Obama in 2016. Dr. Shin truly loves practicing orthodontics not only because it incorporates her talent in science and passion in art, but more so because she believes she can positively influence people's lives with her caring yet smart orthodontic treatment to create a beautiful as well as healthy smile.
In her spare time, Dr. Shin loves to play tennis, explore the world, and spend time with family.