Meet Dr. Jennifer Shiflet

“I strive to provide my patients with the latest evidence-based care while fostering a relationship that can last generations. This means that I use the most current results from advanced clinical research, enhanced with my clinical expertise to provide high quality care that considers and reflects the interests, values, needs, and choices of the individual patients we serve.  I am passionate about dentistry and I want my patients to feel comfortable, informed, and empowered throughout their treatment.  As my patient, you can expect to receive an individualized treatment plan and have all of your questions answered.”

About Dr. Jennifer Shiflet

Dr. Jennifer Shiflet grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and is a third-generation dentist, following in her grandfather and father’s footsteps.  She recently moved to sunny Florida to enjoy the year-round warmth and branch out on her own.  She loves working with people and tackling the artistic challenges of dentistry.  She believes that oral health is critically important to overall wellbeing and strives to help her patients improve their lives through their smile.    

Jennifer attended college in Washington, DC at the prestigious George Washington University.  From there, recognizing her potential, she was easily accepted to dental school at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland.  Upon graduation, based on her undeniable academic and clinical performance she was selected from a nationwide pool of applicants and invited to spend a year in Houston, Texas completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency where she excelled.  She was so immediately successful, and demonstrated such exceptional leadership and clinical skill, that she was voted by her colleagues to serve as Chief Resident during her tenure in the program.

As part of her post-doctoral training, Jennifer received advanced training with digital dental systems, similar to the intraoral scanner and camera we have now adopted in our office.  She is certified to perform soft tissue procedures with lasers and also to treat patients with Invisalign orthodontics. 

She is recently engaged to her fiancée, Kyle, and will be getting married in Washington, DC this upcoming June.  They enjoy traveling to new places and spending time with family and friends.  They have two cats, Bella and Beau, and a dog, Luna.  In her spare time, Dr. Shiflet enjoys cooking, photography, and generally anything that involves being outdoors. 

Education

Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency

Chief Resident

University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston in Houston, TX

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, MD

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Secondary Field of Study in Public Health

The George Washington University in Washington, DC

Professional Associations

American Dental Association

Florida Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

Academy of Laser Dentistry

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