Dr. Shah has built his reputation on getting to know his patients, carefully listening to their concerns, and then explaining in detail what procedures would be best for their needs. He is deeply concerned with providing patients with the highest level of comfort and quality care.
Dr. Shah was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He has over 20 years of clinical experience and received his training from the highest ranked dental school in the country. Dr. Shah has been practicing in Austin since 1999 and has completed over 1100 hours of advanced, post-graduate training in order to stay abreast of the latest technology and cutting-edge treatment. In 2020, he earned the Mastership designation from the esteemed Academy of General Dentistry. This advanced education designation is held by less than 2% of dentists nationwide and is awarded upon successful completion of a rigorous curriculum and examination over the course of several years. He has also completed an intensive three-year postdoctoral program on advanced and complex dental treatment from the world-renowned Kois Center in Seattle, WA.
The Capital Area Dental Society recognized Dr. Shah as the 2002-2003 Young Dentist of the Year. This prestigious award is bestowed upon one dentist per year in Austin for outstanding leadership and service.
In 2019 he was nominated by the Texas Academy of General Dentistry for Dentist of the Year for the State of Texas.
He has served as Past President of Central Texas AGD and remains on the Executive Board. In addition, he served as the 2005-2007 Chair of the Peer Review Committee for the Capital Area Dental Society, and has been asked to serve for 2021-2023. He has also served as a long time Board Member for the Texas Academy of General Dentistry in a variety of roles.
He currently sits on the Legislative Action Committee for the Texas Academy of General Dentistry and relishes the opportunity to be a voice for dentists by participating in the Legislative Sessions at the Texas State Capitol.
He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Texas Dental Association. Dr. Shah has held numerous Board Positions with the Capital Area Dental Society.
Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Shah strongly believes in giving back to the community. He served as a “Big Brother” with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Texas of Austin. He was involved with St. David’s Health Leadership who provides dental care to disadvantaged children at no cost. He has also been a member of several civic organizations such as Young Men’s Business League whose philanthropic efforts benefit the Sunshine Camps of Austin. Since 2012, Dr. Shah has proudly served on the Executive Board for Manos de Cristo, a local non-profit dental clinic that provides dental care and basic needs to Austin’s under-resourced citizens.
In his spare time, Dr. Shah enjoys spending time with his wife, seeing live music, exercising, and traveling.