About Our Doctor

Shiva Sheikholeslam, D.M.D., M.D.S.

IMG_1942fDr. Shiva Sheikholeslam received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Neurosciences from the University of California at San Diego. She then graduated Summa Cum Laude at the top of her class from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Sheik subsequently completed a three-year orthodontic residency at the University of Connecticut, where she obtained her Master of Dental Science degree. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Dental Society for her high achievements.

Dr. Sheik values the importance of continuing education and is committed to understanding the latest orthodontic philosophies. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Mid-Peninsula Dental Society. Dr. Sheik is a certified Preferred Invisalign® provider. She is constantly increasing her orthodontic knowledge by attending numerous orthodontic lectures, continuing education courses and dental society meetings. She is devoted to providing her patients with the most up-to-date orthodontic treatment philosophies in a warm, fun, loving and compassionate environment.

Dr. Sheik grew up in Los Altos and feels fortunate to be living and practicing in her hometown. She is very involved in her local community and volunteers her time and energy to local schools and various organizations. She enjoys supporting many local schools including LoyolaSpringer, Saint Simon, Oak, Covington, Bullis Charter, Saint Francis and Mountain View High School to name a few. Her husband, Dr. Steve Lim, is a Prosthodontist who maintains a private practice in the Bay Area. With their two very active sons, they enjoy cooking, eating, biking, swimming, skiing and laughing with friends and family.