Dr. Shadi Kastenholz received her B.S. in biochemistry and cell biology with honors from UCSD. She attended the New York University College of Dentistry for her D.D.S. and then went on to a hospital based general practice residency program at St. Barnabus Hospital in Bronx, New York. Dr. Kastenholz completed her residency at St. Barnabus with honors, receiving multiple patient care awards.
Dr. Kastenholz has been practicing dentistry for over ten years and has extensive training in TMJ dysfunction, cosmetic dentistry, and accelerated adult orthodontia (6 month smile).
Dr. Kastenholz values patient communication and personalized, gentle, quality patient care. She performs lots of community outreach, including the MCAS children’s carnival, makes her home close to her office and loves the welcoming community. In her spare time, Dr. Kastenholz loves spending time with her family, especially her son, Tyler, and enjoying all San Diego has to offer.