Meet Stephanie Shinmachi, DMD
Orthodontist in Somerville, NJ
Dr. Stephanie Shinmachi is an Ivy-League (University of Pennsylvania) trained specialist in orthodontics. She limits her practice solely to braces, Invisalign, expanders, retainers, and other orthodontic appliances.
Mint Orthodontics is not a large corporate (e.g., not a “dental mill”) office. Rather, we pride ourselves in being a boutique-like office where we personalize your treatment plan and get to know you through your orthodontic journey. Dr. Stephanie is the sole doctor, and you will see her at every appointment, ensuring treatment is progressing as best as possible.
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Education, Training, and Professional Affiliations
Dr. Shinmachi (shin-mah-chee) attended Penn State University for her undergraduate degree and continued her education at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, earning her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. She furthered her dental training with a three-year orthodontic residency at Stony Brook University for her Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Shinmachi’s residency program and private practice experience have allowed her to gain extensive knowledge in all aspects of modern orthodontics, ranging from traditional braces and appliances, Invisalign™, and complex multi-disciplinary cases in partnership with other dental specialists. She is a certified provider in Invisalign™.
As part of her commitment to excellence, Dr. Shinmachi is an active member of the :
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Orthodontics
- New Jersey Dental Association
- Middlesex County Dental Society
Dr. Shinmachi is dedicated to providing quality comprehensive care and stays up to date with the latest research and technology in her field. She attends various continuing education courses and is a certified provider for Invisalign™. Dr. Shinmachi is also certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).
In her spare time, you can find her running or hiking. Dr. Shinmachi and her husband enjoy visiting our national parks, where they trail run and train for marathons. She is one of the models for the current National Park Foundation campaign and is featured in the March 2016 issue of Runner’s World magazine.
Dr. Stephanie Shinmachi strives to provide our patients with the best orthodontic care in a friendly and fun environment. Our amazing staff members will make sure you enter and leave with a smile on your face. At Mint Orthodontics LLC, we take great pride in our knowledge and expertise, and are committed to exceeding your expectations.