Dr. Shanna Spina, General Dentist

Meet Dr. Spina

Morris Dental Solutions

Dr. Shanna Spina is a highly skilled and experienced general dentist at Morris Dental Solutions in Buffalo Grove, IL. Dr. Spina graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Literature and went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree at the University of Pennsylvania. 

She then completed a one-year General Practice Residency at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, NY. During her one-year residency, she had the opportunity to rotate through several departments, including oral surgery, anesthesia, and family medicine, while also treating patients in the in-hospital clinic.

Originally from Upstate NY, Dr. Spina has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years and now calls Illinois her home. At the beginning of her career, she practiced in Buffalo, NY, for several years before moving to Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband. During her two years in Lexington, she worked for the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry treating patients in an adult private practice as well as the division of pediatric dentistry. Dr.Spina moved to the Chicago area in 1999 and has been practicing dentistry in the area since. 


Dr.Spina’s memberships include the American Dental Association, the Illinois Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, the Arcolian Dental Arts Society, and the Northwest Side Seattle Study Club.


Dr. Spina’s passion is getting to know her patients and establishing a trusting relationship with them. She loves all facets of general dentistry and believes in a comprehensive approach to delivering dental care. She enjoys placing dental restorations such as fillings, crowns and bridges, and restoring dental implants. Dr. Spina enjoys seeing patients of all ages and believes it is important to start educating and treating children at an early age to promote a lifetime of oral health. This commitment to helping patients achieve the best possible dental health, combined with her skill and experience, makes Dr. Shanna Spina an exemplary general dentist in the Buffalo Grove area.  

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Personal Interests

Dr. Spina plays the piano and harp and enjoys reading, music, being outdoors, and traveling. She is married to an oral surgeon and has three children; one about to graduate from college and twins who are sophomores.

Smile With Confidence

Dr. Shanna Spina is the perfect choice for anyone in the Northwest Suburban area of Chicago looking for an experienced and compassionate general dentist. If you are looking for a dentist near me, stop by Morris Dental Solutions! We are located at 195 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Suite 160, Buffalo Grove, IL.

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