Meet the Doctor

Alice R. F. Shen, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr.ShenDr. Alice Shen has provided quality orthodontic care to the residents of Arcadia and surrounding communities for over 20 years. She has had the great pleasure of changing lives by creating beautiful smiles. With each new smile, she has affected the world and helped to make it a better place. She has a deep connection to the community she serves, and is dedicated to making every patient's orthodontic treatment a positive experience.


Dr. Shen received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Southern California, and her orthodontic specialty training from Ohio State University with a Master of Science degree.

Positions and Accomplishments

Dr. Shen has been on the faculty of the USC School of Dentistry for over 20 years. She loves working with the residents and teaching them to be the best they can be. Teaching is her passion and helps her to be on the cutting-edge of advances in orthodontic treatment.

  • "Teacher of the year" Graduate Orthodontic Department, School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, 2012
  • Distinguished Teaching Award at School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, 2006
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics, 1992 to present
  • The University of California, Los Angeles: Teaching in the Graduate Orthodontic Department, 1993-1997
  • The University of Southern California: Teaching in the Graduate Orthodontic Department, 1988 to present
  • Orthodontic Specialist in Cleft Palate Team at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, 1985-1989

Continuing Education

Dr. Shen is committed to continuing education in her specialty so that she may offer her patients the latest orthodontic treatment options. She is a member of several professional associations that provide this ongoing professional development:

  • Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • World Federation of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • California Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Gabriel Valley Dental Society