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About Dr. Richard H. Shin

Essex Dental Implant Periodontics DR Richard H. Shin


  • Periodontal/Gum Disease
  • Dental Implants

Dr. Richard H. Shin

Specialist in periodontal disease, gum disease and dental implants

  • The American Board of Periodontology
  • Clinical Assistant Professor in Department of Implant & Periodontology, NYU
  • Post Graduate Program in Periodontics & Dental Implants NYU
  • The American Board of Periodontology
  • Kings County Hospital Down State Medical Center
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery at NYU
  • Member of American Academy of Periodontology
  • Member of American Academy of Osseointegration
  • Member of Northeastern Society of Periodontology
  • Best Clinician Award 2003 from NYU

  • A periodontist is a specialist who concentrates on periodontal disease and dental implant surgery. After completing dental school, a periodontist must complete an additional three years of field training at an accredited institution such as a post graduate school or hospital. Considered a dental surgeon, a periodontist performs such surgeries of the oral cavity including periodontal surgery (Gum Surgery), dental implants, bone grafting, sinus augmentation and other advanced surgical procedures. Dr. Shin has performed more than 20,000 surgical procedures over the course of 10 years. A consultation with Dr. Shin would be in the best interest of one in need of either periodontal surgery or dental implants.

    Scholar/Diplomate, Leading dental technology and research

    Dr. Richard Shin graduated with honors from New York University School of Dentistry in 1999. He fulfilled his residency requirements in 2000 at Kings County Hospital and Down State Medical Center, located in Brooklyn, New York. He became board certified in Periodontology in 2003 after completing his specialty program at NYU, where he is currently a member of the dental school faculty. Dr. Shin was recognized for his clinical excellence by the Department of Periodontology with the "Best Clinician Award" in 2003. He published several articles in journals including: The American Academy of Periodontology; "Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome: Successful Outcome in 2005.”

    A Specialist Collaborates with Patients, General Dentists, General Medicine and Other Specialists

    Dr. Shin has a broad patient referral base from the tri-state area and representing many multicultural backgrounds. In order to make a correct diagnosis and maximize the benefits of his patients, Dr. Shin works in partnership with other general dentists and specialists. Successful dental implants require an optimum treatment plan, highly skilled surgical techniques and ultimate esthetic dentistry.

    Columnist and Advocator to the Public for Oral Health

    Dr. Shin currently contributes to columns in several dental publications. His columns explain up-to-date information regarding gum disease, dental implantology and oral health related systematic diseases.

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