Dr. Shannon Hayashibara was born and raised in Riverside, California. She decided to become an orthodontist when she had her orthodontic treatment as a teenager. Following her undergraduate education at Whitman College, in Walla Walla, Washington, Dr. Hayashibara moved back to California and completed her dental education at the University of California in San Francisco. For her specialty in orthodontics, Dr. Shannon attended the University of Colorado in Denver where she received a Master of Science degree as well as a Certificate of Specialty in Orthodontics.
Dr. Shannon is passionate about the positive changes in patients smiles and attitudes as they go through their orthodontic treatment. Her strength is in listening to the patients and fulfilling their needs to the best of her abilities. For hobbies, Dr. Hayashibara likes to run, cook, and read novels.