About Your Dentist
Shiva Salehi, DMD
Dr. Salehi’s goal in dentistry is to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for patients to receive dental treatment and have their dental needs met. She understands the common cause of fear in patients and strives every day to learn new ways to minimize dental anxiety and improve her patients’ experiences.
Dr. Salehi is a passionate general dentist. She attended Georgia State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology. With a continued passion for education, she then went on to receive her Master of Science in Biology, with a focus on Neuroendocrinology. Dr. Salehi then attended Nova Southeastern University School of Dental Medicine for her Doctorate of Dental Medicine, which she completed with excellent credentials while being involved in different organizations, serving as a school tutor, and volunteering for mission trips and other volunteer events.
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
Once she was selected for a Post-Graduate General Practice Residency at Westchester Medical Center (WMC) in New York, Dr. Salehi focused on advanced restorative and surgical dental procedures. The advanced, hospital-based training and experience ensured Dr. Salehi was proficient in evaluating and treating dental emergencies, including dental abscesses, dentoalveolar injuries, and other traumas to the maxillofacial region, such as the repair of facial lacerations.
Dr. Salehi enjoys learning and continues to stay up-to-date with the most advanced technology and procedures in dentistry through continuing education courses. She is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program, a five-year training program lead by world-renowned clinicians. She is also a proud member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Salehi enjoys cooking, riding bikes, and spending quality time with her family and friends. She also loves to travel.
Sarah McCourt, DMD
Dr. McCourt's goal in dentistry is to deliver a complete person centered approach to comprehensive dental care; focusing on more than just an individual's needs. She not only believes in establishing excellent oral health, but she also considers patients' wants, desires, and goals, in order that they become central to the treatment process. Dr. McCourt strongly believes in creating a warm and relaxed atmosphere for her patients, working to ease dental fears and anxieties, and providing a pain free experience.
Dr. McCourt obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry at Nova Southeastern University, where she worked as a math and science tutor, and held numerous leadership positions in various pre-professional and community service groups.
Dr. McCourt continued her education at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, where she obtained her Doctorate in Dental Medicine, centering her knowledge and skills in comprehensive treatment planning and advanced restorative and surgical procedures.
Continuing Education and Professional Memberships
Dr. McCourt is a firm believer in providing the highest standard of care to her patients, with the most up to date and technologically advanced treatments available. She does so through continuing education and holding membership in the Doctor Mastery Program; a program in which she will receive a Followship with the Academy of General Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Dental Association.
Dr. McCourt is Invisalign Certified, allowing her to provide excellent orthodontic treatment: improving dental esthetics, correcting malocclusions, and improving overall function.
Life and Hobbies
There is nothing Dr. McCourt enjoys more than sitting in the presence of family. At the end of the day, you have your family and your health. When she isn't practicing dentistry, Dr. McCourt enjoys spending her time at the beach, traveling with her husband, and tasting and cooking exotic cuisines.