Trusted Dentist – Ashwaubenon, WI

Get to Know Dr. Shayna Zalec

Ashwaubenon Wisconsin dentist Shayna Zalec D M D


From their very first interview, Dr. Mark was incredibly impressed by Dr. Shayna’s technical ability, empathy, and passion for patient relationships, which is why she is now an integral part of our Ashwaubenon dental office. Today, she loves being able to work with a variety of amazing patients to accomplish their goals, as well as getting to partner with an incredible team of professionals day in and day out. Interested in learning more about her? Just keep reading below.

Why Did You Want
to Become a Dentist?

Dentist and dental patient looking at digital x-rays

Ever since she was a young child, Dr. Shayna has enjoyed going to the dentist’s office. Her dentist growing up with a personable, honest, intelligent, and talented person who helped her achieve plenty of confidence in her smile. She realized over time that she wanted to provide the same level of care and compassion to others – and a lifelong career was born.

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Outside view of dental school building LECOM School of Dental Medicine logo

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Shayna’s college career started at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. She was part of a dental mission trip to Costa Rica while in college and also worked as a dental assistant for an oral surgeon in Onalaska before starting dental school at the LECOM School of Dental Medicine. Today, she still makes every effort to keep up to date with new developments in the field, regularly taking courses about dental sleep medicine, craniofacial pain/treatment, medically complex patients, and all aspects of both general dentistry and specialty care. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, and Spear Education!


Outside of the Dental
Office, What Do You
Like to Do?

Doctor Zalec and her dogs Group of people doing yoga

Dr. Shayna’s parents live in De Pere, while her brother Dexter lives in Milwaukee. At home, she has two wonderful dogs named Madison and Nike. When she has free time, some of her favorite hobbies include watching sports, working out (she has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do), taking the dogs on walks, traveling, hanging out with family/friends, and volunteering. She loves being part of Big Brothers Big Sisters in particular and spends quality time with her “sister” every week!