All our dental staff professionals at Elegant Smiles of Matawan maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry.

Shalin Jani, DMD, a Renowned Cosmetic Dentist in Matawan, NJ

Shalin Jani

Dr. Jani grew up in Edison, NJ and received his Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers College of Rutgers University. He attained his dental degree from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (formerly UMDNJ). After receiving his DMD degree, Dr. Jani completed his general practice residency from St. Barnabas/ Lincoln Hospital in NYC.

He has been trained in dental implant surgery through the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxicourse and the California Implant Institute. Dr. Jani has a Fellowship in Dental Implant Surgery through the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He also obtained a Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Jani is Invisalign certified and received his certification of Botox and facial fillers through the American Academy of Facial Cosmetics.

Dr. Jani has over 1000 hours of continuing dental education. He has been selected as “Top Dentist” by Castle Connolly Group and also Leading Physicians of the World. He is an avid photographer and you can follow his Instagram photography feed @shjani.


  • B.A. 1993, Rutgers College, New Brunswick NJ
  • D.M.D. 1997, New Jersey Dental School, Newark NJ
  • Dental Residency 1998, St. Barnabas Hospital 1998

Graduate Studies

  • Mini Residency California Implant Institute
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxicourse
  • Hornbrook Center Comprehensive Aesthetics Program
  • Hornbrook Center Ultimate Occlusion Program


  • Fellow Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Credentialed Member American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Awarded “Top Dentists” by Castle Connolly
  • Awarded “Top Dentists” by Leading Physicians of America


  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Facial Cosmetics
  • Empire State Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Volunteer Organizations

  • Donated Dental Services
  • Give Back a Smile
  • Wish Upon a Smile