Meet Dr. Drew Shabo

Making your dreams come true… that has always been the dream of Dr. Drew Shabo. Since his graduation from Loma Linda University in 1998, Dr. Shabo has concentrated his attention on gaining the advanced dentistry education and skills that allow him to fulfill his dream and yours!

Dr. Shabo’s specialized training as a cosmetic dentist make him uniquely qualified to deliver the kind of care that will have you smiling from your first consultation. Both Dr. Shabo and his friendly, well-trained staff know the importance of establishing a great working partnership with each of our guests through trust, open and clear communication and real personal interest.

“Our patients have said that our team is the most highly trained group of professionals they’ve ever experienced. Each one of them has finished specialized training through the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI) in both cosmetic and implant dentistry. They’re fabulous!” -Chattanooga Dentist, Dr. Drew Shabo, DDS.

Dr. Shabo himself has completed over 750 hours of continuing education in implants alone (all coursework hours) and over 250 hours in cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. His attention to detail, high degree of skill, and concern that each patient is getting exactly what they want has his patients singing his praises!

Training and Memberships:

  • Diplomate in the American Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI)
  • Fellow of American Academy of Implant Dentistry(FAAID)
  • Mastership Level in International Congress of Oral Implantologists MICOI (An elite level of training, there is only one other dentist in the state with these qualifications).
  • Completed Implant Maxi Residency program on implant placement strategies.
  • LVI (Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dentistry) trained in occlusion and neuromuscular dentistry.
  • Completed aesthetic dentistry courses with noted Cosmetic Dentists, Dr. Rhys Spoor, Dr. Ron Jackson and Dr. Rob Lowe.

He also gives his time to the Give Back a Smile program for victims of domestic abuse and the Partnership for Families program that provides low or no-cost dental support for the elderly.

Dr. Shabo is making the dreams of his patients come true by creating smiles of superlative beauty and vibrant health, smiles that they can enjoy for a lifetime. We would like to warmly invite you to visit the dental practice of Dr. Drew Shabo “where dreams of the most beautiful smiles really do come true!”

Dr. Shabo has completed his Credentials with the AAID!

Local Dentist Earns Associate Fellowship in National Academy

CHICAGO, IL.- At the American Academy of Implant Dentistry's 2009 Annual Meeting, which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 11-15, M. Drew Shabo, DDS, of Chattanooga, TN was recognized as an Associate Fellow of the Academy. As one of 472 dentists who hold this distinguished membership, Dr. Shabo is one of the leading experts in implant care. He maintains a dental practice at 1612 Gunbarrel Rd.

To qualify for Associate Fellowship, Dr. Drew Shabo completed a minimum of 300 hours of post-doctoral instruction in implant dentistry, performed implant cases and passed the Academy's Associate Fellow examination. This examination, which is conducted by an expert panel of implant dentists, included written examination, a series of oral examinations an defense of three implant cases that he had completed.

The examination process measured Dr. Drew Shabo's clinical proficiency in surgical and prosthetic dental implant techniques, in-depth knowledge of dental implants, and commitment to excellence in implant dental practice and to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry's standards for ethics and patient welfare.

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry is the oldest professional organization in the U.S. dedicated to the advancement of the implant field. Its more than 3,600 members include general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, and prosthodontist. The Academy's Associate Fellow credentials are a testament to excellence in implant dentistry.

Meet Dr. Robert Aiken

We are excited to welcome Dr. Robert Aiken to our practice! Dr. Aiken has been practicing in this area for 35 years since his graduation from University of Tennessee Center for Health Science where he received his DDS in 1981. Dr. Aiken has been married to his lovely wife Helen for 39 years and they have two grown children. He chose to practice here at Shabo Dental because of a shared belief in providing state of the art, relationship-based, comprehensive care that is tailored to fit into the lives and budgets of his patients.

Dr. Aiken is currently a member of the American Dental Association, distinguish Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, Tennessee Dental Association, 3rd District Dental Society, and the American Orthodontic Society.