Dr. Mikhail Shulkin is a third-generation dentist and is proud to follow in the footsteps of his family. Originally from Russia, Dr. Mikhail graduated from St. Petersburg Medical University Dental School in 1994. After immigrating to the United States, he continued his education and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Southern California in 1999. Soon afterwards, he completed a residency at the University of California San Francisco.In 2000, Dr. Shulkin opened his private practice in Waltham, where he now specializes in cosmetic dentistry. Dedicating a substantial number of hours each year to continuing education in cosmetic procedures,implants, Invisalign®, and root canal therapy, Dr. Shulkin takes special pride in the cosmetic and aesthetic component of his practice.