Dr. Steve Shoha
Dr. Shoha is committed to protecting the dental health of his patients. He is focused on delivering the best possible care and has prepared himself to do just that.
Dr. Shoha holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and certification in endodontics from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Prior to dental school, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree—with a major in biology—at Michigan State University.
After starting in general practice in 1993, Dr. Shoha pursued his endodontic specialization with Professional Endodontics in 1995. Even before he actively practiced dentistry, Dr. Shoha was immersed in the field as an associate professor in the Department of Cariology at the University of Michigan. Once he began specializing, he served as an instructor in endodontics in the St. Joseph Hospital residency program in Pontiac and as an assistant clinical instructor at the University of Michigan Graduate Endodontic Clinic.
Outside his practice and the classroom, Dr. Shoha is a visible presence in the Metropolitan Detroit dental community. He takes great pride in service and leadership. This is clearly demonstrated by his position as president of the Tri-County Dental Health Council, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income families find dental care in Southeast Michigan. He is also an active member of the Michigan Association of Endodontists and sits on the executive board of the Macomb County Dental Association, where he serves as the association’s endodontic peer review committee chairman.
Dr. Shoha has accumulated a number of significant honors including an American Association of Orthodontics award for exceptional interest in the orofacial complex and was named a Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international honorary dental organization. He has also been named one of the region’s Top Dentists by Hour Detroit magazine.
Beyond his practice, Dr. Shoha enjoys collecting, playing, and building guitars and other stringed instruments. Dr. Shoha is married and has a son and a daughter. Dr. Shoha is an avid diver, and enjoys traveling the world to different dive locations
Dr. Shoha is dedicated to ensuring that his patients receive the proper care they need. He regards patients as individuals who are relying on him to correct a dental problem. The diverse aspects of his career have given him the perspective, knowledge, and experience to understand that a patient’s comfort is paramount.
“I treat people the way I’d like to be treated. For me, it’s all about trust. My patients know that I’m treating them, not just a tooth.”