About Dr. Shaffer

Dr Shaffer

Adam Shaffer, DDS, MS

Dr. Shaffer is a board certified pediatric dentist. He earned his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from UCLA. He then obtained a Master of Science Degree in Oral and Craniofacial Biology from UCSF and Children's Hospital Oakland.

Dr. Shaffer continues to stay involved in academia and is assistant clinical professor at UCSF in the department of pediatric dentistry. He additionally spends time treating underserved patients abroad and has traveled to both Honduras and Fiji for dental outreach trips.

Dr. Shaffer is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, The California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, The American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Contra Costa Dental Society.

Born and raised in Alameda, California, Dr. Shaffer is proud to call the Bay Area his home. He enjoys running, cycling, snowboarding and rooting for the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors.  He also enjoys going to the beach and spending time with his wife and his dog, Buster.

Dr. Shaffer recently became the proud father of Tyler Tran Shaffer!!!