Cosmetic, Implant, and General Dentistry - Wolfeboro
16 Lehner Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894
(603) 569-9250
 



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Misch International
Institute of Implant Dentistry


Frank Spear Education


Our Mission Statement :

Silva Family Dentistry, the practice of Shawn C Silva provides quality dental treatment for people of all ages. We pride ourselves on patient centered care in a relaxing, caring environment.

Our team strives to maintain professional excellence in clinical skills, communication, and efficiency through year round continuing education. We do everything to the best of our ability to make each dental visit pleasant for each patient.

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Shawn C. Silva

Dr. Silva has been a part of the dental profession for a total of twenty one years. He 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 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 completeing 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 which 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 which provides a relaxing, enjoyable experience for all ages.

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Christine Silva

Christine Silva brings over twenty six years of experience with her to Silva Family Dentistry. She began her career as a dental assistant in 1988. During this time, she was fortunate to work closely with specialists such as Oral Surgeons, Endodontists, Periodontists and Orthodontists. In 1997, she graduated from The University of Vermont with her Associate degree in Dental Hygiene. She has most recently attended NHTI to become licensed to administer local anesthesia.  Christine enjoys working alongside her husband which makes Silva Family Dentistry unique and family friendly. Her experience and knowledge in dentistry allows her to work in all facets of the practice. Aside from her 'family' in the practice, she is proud to be the mother to their two children, Serena and Noah .

 

STAFF

Jamie Balser (Dental Assistant)

Jamie is a dental assistant who is a native of the Wolfeboro area. Leaving her former career in childcare to join our team with a new career in Dentistry. She is attending classes at NHTI towards her state certification for dental assisting and completed her Radiation Health and Safety course. She enjoys interacting with our patients and is great addition to our team. Outside the office, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband, her young son Myles and keeps active participating in outdoor activities.

 

Rebecca Cousins, (Dental Hygienist)

Rebecca has her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from East Tennessee State University.  She has been a practicing dental hygienist since 2005 and prides herself on providing comfortable and customized patient care.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her growing family, running and being an active member of her church.

 

Leah Grayauskie, (Dental Hygienist)

Leah is a registered dental hygienist and joined our team in 2011. She is a “happy” transport from southern New Jersey. She acquired her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science followed by her Dental Hygiene degree in 2004 at which time she immediately started practicing in the Philadelphia region. She moved to New Hampshire and now lives in South Tamworth with her boyfriend, Jeremy. They enjoy the quiet life while raising Jeremy’s two children, caring for their livestock and enjoying the company of their dog Bailey “the Prince of South Tamworth”!

 

Jennifer Nicolay, (Office Manager)

Jennifer is our experienced Office Manager with over 20 years experience and an extensive financial background. She manages our busy office and keeps our growing practice organized and efficient. She handles all insurance interactions including claim processing, pre-authorizations, and payments. She assists patients with treatment planning, insurance plan information and payment plan options. She lives in Wolfeboro with her two children. Call her today to schedule your appointment.