Shawn C. Silva, DMD, FICOI
Dr. Silva was first introduced to dentistry via his wife Christine in 1993 where he was trained as a dental assistant in the office in which she worked. He worked as a dental assistant while attending the University of Mass at Lowell and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences in 1993. In 1997, he received his associate degree in Dental Hygiene and went into practice as a dental hygienist. Dr. Silva was accepted into the Dental Program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine from which he graduated and was licensed in May 2003. He also continues to train at the Spear Institute, which gives him the knowledge and skills to treat jaw disorders as well as complex restorative cases. Dr. Silva, after completing a 6-month residency program with the Misch Institute, is now a Fellow of the International Congress of Implanologists. His continued training allows him to place and restore implants. Part of his implant training required using Cad Cam Technology and 3D imaging to properly plan the surgery in advance. Dr. Silva and his wife, both lifetime residents of Massachusetts, moved to Wolfeboro, NH. after the birth of their first child, Serena. Silva Family Dentistry opened its doors on November 4, 2004. His son Noah was born in June 2006. Dr. Silva continues to strive for excellence through continuous educational courses that keep him and his staff abreast of the latest dental technological advances, philosophies, and dental procedures. His passion for dental care is vibrantly shown in all he does. He expects nothing but the best for his patients and his team. Silva Family Dentistry is a high quality, family-oriented practice that provides a relaxing, enjoyable experience for all ages.