Dr. Shiva Shanker, DDS

Dr. Shiva Shanker, DDS

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Dr. Shiva Shanker, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He practices orthodontics.Read his story

Cassinelli and Shanker

9505 Montgomery Rd

Cincinnati, OH 45242
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  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Shanker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shanker "Dr. Shiv Shanker is a board-certified specialist with many years of experience as an orthodontist. He attained the status of Diplomate of the AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHODONTICS in 2003. Dr. Shanker maintains a one-day-a-week affiliation with the OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY as co-director of the Dentofacial Deformity Program in the graduate orthodontic and oral and maxillofacial surgery programs. He is a respected national and international speaker and has multiple publications to his credit. Dr. Shanker serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He has been teaching in the Ohio State University’s graduate orthodontic program since 1996 and was honored to serve as the director of the graduate program from 2003 until 2008. His goal is to provide patients with the best evidence-based clinical care available today. In addition, he has lectured both nationally and internationally in his areas of research, which includes surgical orthodontic treatment and management of complex interdisciplinary problems. Dr. Shanker has been appointed to several key positions in dental professional organizations. He has served at the national level for the AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION and at the state level on Ohio Dental Association Councils. For his service, Dr. Shanker was honored with the Wayne Hiatt Rising Star Award a few years ago. He was also appointed by the governor of Ohio to a committee on which he served for four years. He has been recognized as a Top Orthodontist by a survey of his peers, which listing has appeared in Cincinnati Magazineevery year since 2012. Dr. Shanker is a native of India and lived in the UK for many years before moving to Columbus. He graduated from high school in Wales, UK. He has lived in the Cincinnati area for almost a decade with his sons Nirvan and Kiran, and daughter Sahaana. He is an avid sports fan and loves playing tennis, biking, and exercising. He also loves to read, travel, and experiment in the culinary arts."
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This content was provided by Dr. Shanker "Our mission is to treat each individual with care, dignity and compassion, to base all treatment decisions on scientific knowledge, and to be evidence-based and patient-centered in all of our clinical care. Above all, our goal is to attain excellence in all that we do. http://www.westchesterorthodontics.com/"

1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

18  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Underbite

25  Procedures

  • AcceleDent™ System
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Brace and Headgear
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Gold Dental Braces
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Lingual Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Surgical Orthodontics

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  • Ohio State College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Shiva Shanker, DDS
I was referred to Drs. Cassinelli & Shanker Orthodontics by my dentist. From the first call, their office staff was incredibly friendly. Upon visiting for the first time, I was greeted warmly and at no point felt shamed for being an adult who has waited so long to take care of their teeth. The...Read More
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