Dr. Bashutski obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Western University in London, Ontario. She further completed her Masters of Science (M.Sc) degree in Dentistry, Certificate in Periodontology and Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Therapy at the University of Michigan.
She is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan where she previously served as Acting Director of Graduate Periodontics and Director of Undergraduate Periodontics. She currently serves as a senior editorial review board member for Implant Dentistry and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Research.
She has authored over 30 articles and five book chapters on periodontics and implant dentistry, including a first-authored paper in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. In 2015, she received the Junior Alumni of Distinction Award from Western University for her contributions to research and teaching.