Shirley Lodziato, DMD
Pediatric Dentist in Flanders NJ
Shirley Lodziato, DMD is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist at Flanders Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics in Flanders, New Jersey. Her gentle and compassionate tone creates a fun, safe, and nurturing environment for her patients. She specializes in providing individualized care to each pediatric patient, including infants, children, and adolescents. She values communication with both the child and parent which she believes will create long-lasting and trusting relationships to help them obtain a lifetime of positive oral health habits. Dr. Lodziato is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care through a voluntary commitment to lifelong learning and expansion of her knowledge in dentistry.
Dr. Lodziato attended University of South Florida, where she completed her bachelor of science degree. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Lodziato completed a General Practice Residency at Hackensack University Medical Center. She enjoyed practicing as a general dentist for 2 years before pursuing her passion in pediatric dentistry.
Advancing her education, Dr. Lodziato completed her fellowship and specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in The Bronx, NY. During her pediatric dentistry training, she gained invaluable experience in various modes of behavior management, evidence-based dentistry, and child growth and development.
When not in the office, Dr. Lodziato enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, exploring new places, watching movies, or reading a good book. She also likes to learn other languages and is fluent in Spanish.