Education & Credentials
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Minneapolis, MN
Periodontics post-graduate clinical residency, Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN
Biomedical Sciences, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education; Rochester, MN
“Because your healthy smile is my passion, you can expect a caring, positive experience. I will cater to your specialized dental needs and desires using comfortable and comprehensive care. I am committed to dental excellence and personalized, compassionate care. I want to exceed your expectations and help give you the healthy, lifelong smile you deserve.”
Dr. Balshe’s favorite book is The Kite Runner, his favorite movie is The Pursuit of Happyness, and his favorite sports team is the LA Galaxy.
Dental volunteering mission in Jamaica, Give Kids A Smile
Dr. Balshe has been practicing dentistry since 2005. After completing his periodontics specialty training from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, he moved with his wife, Manal, and newborn son, Faris, to Orange County. There, their two daughters, Layla and Jenna, were born. In 2012, Dr. Balshe and his family moved to Dubai, where they had wonderful professional, social, and cultural experiences before returning to Orange County in 2015. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, and participating in outdoor activities, movie nights, and watching sports with his family.
American Academy of Periodontology
Periodontics research and Quintessence publishing awards for research on dental implants
Dean’s list, national and international professional speaking involvements