Drs. Stanley and Amy Shih’s dental practice is named Westchester Family Dentistry and is located in the Westchester Towers. Together with our dedicated staff, we use our combined strengths and experiences as well as our common practice values, to provide a family-oriented, patient-service-oriented dental practice.
Dr. Amy and Stan Shih personally provide professional dental cleanings.
We respect our patients' time. Patients are seen promptly at their scheduled appointment.
We use the latest digital imaging technology to help our patients visualize and understand their oral health.
We provide personal attention. Dr. Amy and Stan Shih are available to answer questions via phone and email at all times even outside of business hours. Our patients are never alone in case of emergencies.
We utilize friendly and unobtrusive appointment reminders via e-mail and text messaging.
Convenient appointment times are available including Saturdays and evenings.
To help all of our patients obtain healthy teeth, gums and a smile they feel good about.
We uphold the ethics of our profession and strive to do our best for each individual patient. We demonstrate genuine care for the oral health of our patients and respect for their individual needs. We work efficiently in order to make our services more accessible for our patients.
Dr. Shih’s practice focuses on the improvement and maintenance of his patients’ oral health. He takes a particular interest in preserving and restoring the function and form of his patient’s smiles. To this end, he focuses on strategies to prevent dental disease and stays abreast of current technologies to help diagnose, educate and treat his patients. He is a proponent of the latest CAD/CAM technologies which confer fine esthetics in addition to strength, durability, and precision which benefit the patient’s oral health and function. Dr. Stan Shih is a general dentist who graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2003. He completed his general practice residency at Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn Heights, NY) in 2004. He has practiced as an associate in the New York metropolitan area and has served as the Dental Director at Heritage Health Care Center in New York City. He is presently a consulting attending for Lutheran Medical Center’s AEGD program which trains future dentists. Dr. Stan Shih resided in Pittsburgh, Orlando, and Albany (NY) before attending the University at Buffalo where he received his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. He was strongly influenced by his late father (a mechanical engineer), his mother (a former fashion designer), and family dentists (Dr. Juan Amaya and Dr. Bettina Pels-Wetzel) who provided him with expert and compassionate dental care. His spare time is entirely consumed by cooking, playing with his kids, pondering global economics and wrestling with computer problems. Sometimes simultaneously. Appointments and Affiliations consulting attending, Lutheran Medical Center’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program 2012 American Dental Association Evidence-Based Dentistry Champion Founding Expert, HealthTap Active member of the ADA, Academy of General Dentistry, and the NY State Dental Association.
Dr. Amy Shih graduated from the Masters School (Dobbs Ferry, NY) and then studied Comparative Literature and Art at Binghamton University before heading to Buffalo, NY for her dental education. She graduated from University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2003. Dr. Amy Shih completed her general residency program at Nassau University Medical Center (East Meadow, NY) where she served as chief dental resident. Her interest in esthetics and dental prosthetic techniques relating to implants and dentures led her to continue her training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ where she completed her post-doctoral certification in prosthodontics in 2008. Since then, Dr. Amy Shih has been working in private practice and is grateful to have the opportunity to practice dentistry where she is originally from. She is the mother to two children. In her spare time she loves making art. Affiliations: American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), American Dental Association (ADA), and NY State Dental Association Awards/publication: Samuel A. Caccamise Award for best Gold prosthodontic work George B. Snow Award for best denture case Article ISRN (International Scholarly Research Network)