Meet Columbia MD Periodontist Shalini Sethi, DDS

Shalini Sethi, DDS, is a highly skilled Periodontist that has been practicing in private practice for more than 15 years and her expertise includes a wide range of periodontal surgeries such as dental implants, full mouth rehabilitation/teeth in a day, treating periodontal disease, and oral cosmetic surgery. Dr. Sethi attended the University of Maryland College Park where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Microbiology. After graduating college, Dr. Sethi attended the University of Maryland at Baltimore Dental School and then went on to complete a one year General Residency at the Miami VA hospital.

Dr. Sethi developed a passion for surgery after training at the VA hospital and then was accepted into the prestigious three-year residency at the world-renowned Periodontics program at the University of Pennsylvania. She trained with the masters and innovators of Periodontics and has expanded her clinical knowledge to become a speaker and consultant for implant companies as well as training other doctors in surgeries. She also loves to help people and travel and is able to intertwine her passions by going on dental mission trips to Vietnam and Dominican Republic with Operation Smile and treating the under-served population and assisting with cleft lip and palate surgeries.She has also participated in local community services that help patients with no dental insurance.

Dr. Sethi is a native of Maryland and has been Baltimore’s Top Doctors for 2013 and 2019. She loves being a clinician and most importantly developing a comfortable relationship between her and the patients.