Dr. Jason Shoe grew up in New Alexandria, PA, a small town located approximately 30 miles east of Pittsburgh. Dr. Shoe’s love of the outdoors and working on cars began as a teenager. The running joke among those who know Dr. Shoe is that his favorite room in the house is the garage!
Dr. Jason Shoe, DDS, MS
Dr. Shoe earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Penn State University with honors from Schreyer Honors College in 2001. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2005 and his master of Science and orthodontic certificate at the University of Maryland Dental School in 2008.
During his time in college, dental school, and residency, Dr. Shoe was involved in various research projects. His dental school research project studied potential explanations for breast cancer metastasis to bone. His master’s thesis focused on evaluating a new rating system for treatment outcomes of patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate, a congenital condition in which the tissues of the upper lip and rood of the mouth fail to join together.
Dr. Shoe is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, the Pennsylvania and Maryland dental associations, and the American Dental Association. He is interested in advancing the quality and convenience of orthodontic treatment and is committed to implementing the latest technology available in his offices.
Dr. Shoe’s family lives on a small farm in Hanover, PA. He and his wife Diana, a dentist, have two boys, Dylan and Ian. Dr. Shoe’s favorite times outside of the office are spent with family. In addition, he enjoys Crossfit and DIY home projects. Dr. Shoe is a big kid at heart and loves anything Disney just as much as his boys. Having grown up in Pittsburgh, Dr. Shoe enjoys cheering for the Penguins, Steelers, and Penn State Nittany Lions. Diana is originally from Peru, where her family currently resides. Dr. Shoe and his wife both greatly enjoy traveling to Peru to visit family and have a goal of establishing a dental mission trip to South America.