Dr. Shih’s practice focuses on the improvement and maintenance of his patients’ oral health. He takes a particular interest in preserving and restoring the function and form of his patient’s smiles. To this end, he focuses on strategies to prevent dental disease and stays abreast of current technologies to help diagnose, educate and treat his patients. He is a proponent of the latest CAD/CAM technologies which confer fine esthetics in addition to strength, durability, and precision which benefit the patient’s oral health and function. Dr. Stan Shih is a general dentist who graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2003. He completed his general practice residency at Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn Heights, NY) in 2004. He has practiced as an associate in the New York metropolitan area and has served as the Dental Director at Heritage Health Care Center in New York City. He is presently a consulting attending for Lutheran Medical Center’s AEGD program which trains future dentists. Dr. Stan Shih resided in Pittsburgh, Orlando, and Albany (NY) before attending the University at Buffalo where he received his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. He was strongly influenced by his late father (a mechanical enigneer), his mother (a former fashion designer), and family dentists (Dr. Juan Amaya and Dr. Bettina Pels-Wetzel) who provided him with expert and compassionate dental care. His spare time is entirely consumed by cooking, playing with his kids, pondering global economics and wrestling with computer problems. Sometimes simultaneously. Appointments and Affiliations consulting attending, Lutheran Medical Center’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program 2012 American Dental Association Evidence-Based Dentistry Champion Founding Expert, National Health Service Corps Ambassador, HealthTap Active member of the ADA, Academy of General Dentistry, and the NY State Dental Association.