About Your Dentist

Chih-Ping Tsai, DDS

Dentistry is our method of connecting with people and improving their lives. Dentistry is more than just about teeth, it is about creating and maintaining a beautiful, healthy smile to help enhance our patients overall health and lives.

My Mission

My mission is to provide compassionate, gentle, and knowledgeable care to each patient in our office.


University of North Carolina School of Dentistry Chapel Hill, NC

Saint Josephs University Philadelphia, PA

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC

  • Dr. Tsai attended UNC as a Morehead-Cain Scholar, as he received a full merit scholarship.

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Tsai is in the process of completing The Dawson Academys Core Curriculum in functional aesthetic occlusion. He successfully completed a general practice residency at the Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. He is also an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, and Washington, D.C. Dawson Academy Study Club. Dr. Tsai is Invisalign Certified, and he is an active participant of Heartland Dentals Doctor Mastery Program. Dr. Tsai has also completed Bell Leadership Institutes Leadership Courses 1 and 2. Dr. Tsai was recently awarded the Americas Top Dentists of 2017 Award by the Consumers Research Council of America.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Tsai enjoys spending quality time with his son and family. He is also an Alumnus of Teach for America in Philadelphia. In his free time, Dr. Tsai enjoys martial arts, hiking, jogging, cooking, whitewater rafting, billiards and camping.

Shahir Bano, DMD

“A floss a day keeps the dentist away.”

My Mission

“My mission is to help my patients reach their goals and have glamourous smiles.”

Education & Continuing Education

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry – Chicago, IllinoisDoctor of Dental Medicine

Riphah International University – Islamabad, PakistanBachelor of Dental Science

Dr. Bano has given research presentations at the Academy of Dental Materials (ADM) in Nuremberg, Germany, and in Florida.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Bano is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Bano enjoys doing arts and crafts, going hiking, taking in the sounds of nature away from city life, and exploring small towns. He also likes discovering local artists and coffee shops with his husband.