Meet Our Odenton Dentists


Our True Dental team consists of friendly professionals who truly love what they do and enjoy coming to work every day. Our team and Odenton dentist are truly a family, and we hope that you’ll join our dental family!

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Dr. Jai Shin Odenton, Dentist

Meet Dr. Jai Shin


Dr. Jai Shin grew up in Baltimore County. He attended college at Swarthmore College just outside of Philadelphia and then moved out west to complete a master’s degree in genetics at the University of California at Berkeley. Upon returning back home from his graduate work, Dr. Shin earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He completed a general practice residency with a focus on oral surgery and prosthodontics at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, PA.

Dr. Shin attends continuing education courses throughout the year in an effort to constantly provide leading-edge treatment to his patients, including periodontal therapies, implant placement and restorations, crown lengthening surgeries, and more. He also volunteers his time, providing pro bono dental services at Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy.

At True Dental, Dr. Shin and his team strive to earn your trust through respectful care and honest diagnoses and treatment plans that meet your individual needs. We promise not to rush our work and to give each person the attention they deserve, getting to know them and their unique dental needs. Ultimately, our goal is to provide truthful information and recommendations about your oral health so that you can make an informed decision about your treatment.

When not in the office, Dr. Shin enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, watching movies and cooking from time to time. He’s a lifelong Orioles fan who bleeds orange. Dr. Shin looks forward to getting to know you!

Dr. Julie Shin Odenton, dentist

Meet Dr. Julie Shin


Dr. Julie Shin was born and spent most of her childhood in South Korea. She graduated from St. Mary’s College in southern Maryland where she majored in biochemistry. At the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Dr. Julie received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and furthered her training at the Veteran’s Affair in Wilkes Barre, PA General Practice Residency.

At True Dental, Dr. Julie strives to provide excellent patient care by furthering her education in many aspects of dentistry. She is a member of American Dental Association, American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and American General Dentistry. Dr. Julie is a certified provider of Invisalign, MTM Clear Aligner, Botox, and Juvederm for dentofacial therapeutics and esthetics. At True Dental, it is important to give back to the community. Dr. Julie and Dr. Jai have been volunteering in the Mission Of Mercy, a non-profit organization providing free dental care to those in need.

Dr. Jai and Dr. Julie are proud parents of a daughter Chloe and a 100 lb labradoodle, Apollo. She loves to spend time with her family and close friends on the weekends.

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