Dr. Shiva Basir is a board certified pediatric dentist who believes that dentistry should be a fun experience for children. Her goal is to provide the best care to her young patients in a gentle way while ensuring good oral health habit formation by providing support and guidance to patients and their parents.
Shiva graduated from Columbia University with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. She completed her post doctoral education in general practice at the New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn. While in practice as a general dentist, she discovered her joy and natural ability to work with children and decided to continue her education in pediatric dentistry. She received an additional 2 years of post doctoral training specializing in pediatric dentistry at Saint Joseph’s Regional Hospital in Paterson, NJ.
Dr. Basir is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and a member of the America Association of Pediatric Dentistry, ADA (American Dental Association) and NYSDS (New York State Dental Society).
When she is not practicing dentistry, she enjoys other activities such as yoga, surfing, skiing, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.