Meet Dr. Nodesh Shyamsunder
Dr. Nodesh - Your Prosthodontist
“As a prosthodontist, I love to help my patients achieve their goals and their confidence to smile. This is what excites me to go to work and gives me immense satisfaction everyday. Creating transformations that can change a person’s life - Giving them confidence and the quality of life they deserve, makes everything I do worth it.” — Dr. Nodesh
Dr. Nodesh is focused on creating optimal oral health and function in order to improve and maintain his patients’ overall health. In practice since 2004, his love for dental science and creative arts came as the perfect combination for being a prosthodontist.
Dr. Nodesh’s practice philosophy revolves around a core concept; Carefully listening to his patients’ needs, desires, and concerns. He works hard to ensure that his patients thoroughly understand their dental conditions, what treatment is best suited for them, and why. He takes his work very seriously but knows how to do that with a smile. He enjoys engaging in conversations with his patients and getting to know them beyond their dental concerns.
He believes in teamwork for great outcomes. “Our team has the passion for dentistry, just like I do, and the true desire to help patients, and that makes this the best team ever.” — Dr. Nodesh
Dr. Nodesh believes: “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” - Socrates
- Bachelor of Dental Surgery – S.D.M. College of Dental Sciences, India
- Advanced study in clinical research – New York University College of Dentistry, New York City
- Fellowship in oral and maxillofacial prosthetics – University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
- Certificate program in clinical research – University of Illinois at Chicago
- Specialty Certificate in Prosthodontics – Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine, Fort Lauderdale
Dr. Nodesh continues to study and stay up to date with dental advances. Learning new, improved, and modern techniques to improve patient care is an essential aspect of his care philosophy. Dr. Nodesh’s background as a researcher and having published many articles in peer-reviewed journals helps him critically evaluate and implement new materials and technology to customize care for his patients.
In addition to being a member of the International Team of Implantology Study Club and other national specialty associations, Dr. Nodesh has maintained active roles in research and education in the dental field. He has been an adjunct faculty member for a course taught by the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons at the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, a lecturer at Florida Prosthodontic Association meeting, and lecturer and hands-on trainer to general dentists in Miami. He has enjoyed his time as a volunteer at the Smile Train project — an organization that helps treat and care for children with cleft lip and palate.
Outside The Office
Raised in Bangalore, India, Dr. Nodesh moved to New York City to further his education. Together with his wife, he moved to Florida in 2011 and has called Florida home ever since. His best friends for 20 years, his wife and him cherish each other’s company. Together with his wife, Dr. Nodesh enjoys traveling to new places, experiencing new cultures, and trying diverse cuisines. Their world revolves around Joyful, their “four-legged” child, who was rescued from Puerto Rico through the Humane Society of Naples, Florida.
In his free time, Dr. Nodesh enjoys working out, playing sports such as soccer and beach volleyball, DSLR photography, and hiking. He likes animated shows and movies and can watch them on loop. His favorite food is biryani, a popular rice-based dish from India - He would do anything to get a good plate of it.
Dr Nodesh is proud to support Beaches Habitat for Humanity and be part of the cleft lip and palate team here in Jacksonville.
- Florida Prosthodontic Association
- American College of Prosthodontics
- American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
- International Team of Implantology
- Academy of Osseointegration
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association