Our Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Nathan Shapiro, D.M.D.

Dr. Shapiro is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. Originally from outside Boston, Massachusetts, he attended the University of Virginia for his undergraduate education. After working as a dental assistant in a pediatric dental office outside Washington DC, he decided to pursue a career in pediatric dentistry. After obtaining his dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, he continued his training with a two year pediatric dentistry specialty residency at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. There he received extensive training in all aspects of pediatric dentistry including treating patients with special needs, treatment with sedation and in the operating room setting, dental trauma, and medically complex patients.

Associations and Committees - He is a member of the American Board of Pediatric dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.

Personal Message - After working at a private pediatric dentistry practice in Maryland, Dr. Shapiro is looking forward to returning to Virginia with his wife and son, and calling Virginia Beach their new home.

Dr. Preethi Nair

Dr. Preethi Nair was born and raised in Mumbai India. She graduated dental school in India and her experience with kids drew her to pediatric dentistry. After moving to US, she received Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Rutgers University. As a student at Rutgers, she was particularly influenced by the approach and techniques of her professors in pediatric dentistry rekindling her initial love for the branch. For the next six years she practiced as a private dentist working extensively with children and adolescents. As she loved working with children, she decided to go back to school to pursue pediatric dentistry. She completed her Advanced Education training in pediatric dentistry From NYU Langone. Dr. Preethi is committed to provide dental treatment in fun and gentle manner. It is her goal to create a caring dental home for her patients which strives to meet the individual needs of each child/family.

Personal Message - In her free time, she loves to spend time reading, baking, traveling with her daughter and husband. She is an avid artist and loves painting with her daughter.

Why choose LWSS?

Experienced Staff

We have served the area for decades and grown by having the best staff of professionals in our practices.

Multiple Locations

6 locations for your convenience with multiple services at several practices


We work hard on scheduling to minimize the time you spend waiting and making your visit pleasant.

LWSS Dental Plan

We offer an affordable, yearly dental care plan for those without insurance.