About Your Dentist

Yesha Shah, DMD

"Use your smile to change the world; don't let the world change your smile."

My Mission

“My mission is to prioritize the health and happiness of my patients and provide optimal dental care to my community. I am privileged to work in a profession I love and I want my patients to always feel comfortable under my care. I am here to understand your unique dental needs and provide treatment that exceeds your expectations.”


Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Florida College of Dentistry - Gainesville, FL

Bachelor of Science
University of South Florida - Tampa, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Shah is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Shah was raised in Apopka, Florida and currently resides in Orlando with her husband, Punit and son, Niam. She loves creating lasting memories with her family and friends, and her hobbies include dance, art, traveling, and just enjoying our sunshine state!

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Charles Buist, DMD

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
The University of Alabama School of Dentistry – Birmingham, Alabama

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Auburn University – Auburn, Alabama

Dr. Buist is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, a fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is licensed to practice dentistry in 12 states and is an associate professor at both The University of Alabama School of Dentistry and the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Buist is a man of many hobbies and interests.  His father was directly involved with NASA at the organization’s infancy, and as a result Dr. Buist has long held a fascination with engineering and product design. Other interests include carpentry, making jewelry, and designing dental instruments. He currently holds 6 patents related to dental instruments! 

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John Purpura, DMD

“Dentistry allows us to take care of a person’s number 1 asset; their smile.”

My Mission

“My mission is to rid the world of dental decay, one tooth at a time.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Columbia University School of Dental and oral Surgery – New York City, New York

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Davis & Elkins College – Elkins, West Virginia

Dr. Purpura holds a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), and serves as the Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Purpura is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Florida Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of the office, Dr. Purpura enjoys spending quality time with his family, playing music, and scuba diving.