Dr. Dena Shuster
Dr. Dena Shuster was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. From a very young age,
Dr. Shuster found a passion in understanding others’ feelings, growing deep connections with those around her, and helping others feel at ease. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Anthropology in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania. She then completed the Postbaccalaureate Premed Program at the University of Southern California while simultaneously gaining experience in the healthcare field in both dental and medical settings.
Dr. Shuster went on to attend the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. While at Tufts, she was recognized on the Dean’s List, participated in various student groups and community service efforts, and served as a teaching assistant in didactic courses.
After graduation, Dr. Shuster then completed the NYU Langone Health Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Fenway Health in Boston. During the program, she worked with a wide variety of patient populations practicing clinical and emergency dentist, gaining invaluable knowledge in treating medically complex patients and working with other members of the healthcare team.
Dr. Shuster finds dentistry as an opportunity to invest her compassion in patients while delivering comprehensive dental care. She strives to lessen dental anxiety as much as possible so that her patients enjoy their dental experiences.
Dr. Shuster lives with her husband and daughter. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and watching Netflix. She is excited to see you in the office!