Hampton, NH Dentist
Harbpinder Shevchenko, DMD
Dr. Shevchenko has always been interested in people’s smiles, and this has led her to learn about and practice dentistry literally across the globe. Originally from Punjab, India, she came to the States to further her dental education, and now she can’t wait to welcome you and your loved ones to Smiles by the Sea Family Dentistry. Before that, however, you can start getting to know her by reading on below.
Why did you become a dentist?
Every person’s dental needs and goals are unique. That’s why our team Dr. Shevchenko has always loved to see people smile, and she believes that someone’s smile is one of their biggest assets in both their personal and professional life. She decided early on that she wanted to be in healthcare and able to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives, so this all made dentistry the perfect fit. Over the years, she has also developed a passion for educating patients so they can know the best ways to maintain their oral health.
Where did you study dentistry?
Dr. Shevchenko’s advanced expertise and passion for further training enable Dr. Shevchenko received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the prestigious Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2009. Prior to this, she completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in India in 2003. Dr. Shevchenko is currently a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), New Hampshire Dental Association (NHDA), Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), International Dental Implant Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).
Dr. Shevchenko is very passionate about constantly advancing her skills. She enjoys attending continuing education courses on a regular basis and takes several every year. For instance, she has completed over 100 hours of advanced training on dental implants, which included hands-on learning. She is also a long-term member of Spear Education, which enables her to remain up-to-date on the latest technologies, techniques, and materials in the oral healthcare field. As a result, she is able to pass on better, more advanced care to her valued patients.
What do you like to do outside of dentistry?
When not at the office, Dr. Shevchenko enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughter, participating in outdoor activities, and traveling. You’ll also find her at the beach most weekends when the weather is nice! She looks forward to meeting you soon and providing your entire family with the best dentistry has to offer in a comfortable and friendly environment.
Frances Yang, DDS, PhD – Periodontist
Dr. Frances Yang is our Periodontist.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in Material Science
Engineering and then went on to earn her DDS from the University of California, San Francisco.
Continuing her education, she next earned her Ph.D. in Material Science and Microbiology from UCSF and then completed her Periodontal Residency at Harvard University.
“I became a Periodontist because it gave me the ability to help patients keep and rebuild their natural smiles, while also drastically improving their confidence and quality of life.”
Dr. Yang offers a variety of Periodontal treatments, including Periodontal Resective Surgeries. Periodontal Regenerative Surgeries, Periodontal Cosmetic Surgeries, Implant Surgeries, and Sinus Augmentations.
She is committed to continuing her education in the dental field. She is currently a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society and American Dental Association. She is also involved in various study organizations, including the Coalition of Asian-American Independent Practice Associations.
She was recently awarded the 2020 Boston Magazine Top Dentist Award. Dr. Yang was alsorecognized as UCSF Clinical and research Excellence First Place Winner. She has been mentoring predoctoral students since 2013.
“As dentists, we work to 1/10th of a millimeter in precision to create artistic perfection. We have the immediate pleasure of seeing our patients smile after treatment.”
Originally from Sacramento, California, Dr. Yang currently resides in Merrimack, New
Hampshire. When she is not in the office, Dr. Yang and her fiance enjoy hiking and
photography. It’s their mission to hike all the 4000+ foot mountains in New England!
Dr. Yang is fluent in English and Chinese. Schedule an appointment with her today!
Ahmad Nachawati, DMD – Associate General Dentist
Dr. Ahmad Nachawati earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the International University of Science and Technology in 2012. He finished one-year of General Practitioner Residency at Damascus University.
Dr. Nachawati quickly became involved in many research programs and study groups such as his involvement in water floriation research in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Boston University with a Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nachawati was awarded as an honors graduate and placed on the Dean’s list as well.
He enjoys every aspect of dentistry, especially cosmetic, and offers Invisalign as well. He is quick to make patients feel comforted and at ease by building a trustful bond and friendship between each patient. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling, hiking, and skiing.