Dr. Shawn grew up in Tallahassee, FL

She is a true Floridian at heart and is delighted to have the opportunity to serve the needs of children of her hometown.

Graduated Gator but bleeds Garnet and Gold

Dr. Shawn attended college at Florida State University and was awarded her doctorate from University of Florida College of Dental Medicine. After two years of additional training at UF Shands and University of Florida, She earned her pediatric specialty certificate. During residency, Dr. Shawn managed acute trauma, medically complex hospital cases under general anesthesia, conscious sedation, infant oral health & children with special health care needs.

Passionate About a Unique Population

Favorite part of her training would include involvement with the craniofacial team at University of Florida and learning how to treat the babies born with cleft lip/palate by taping and the NAM.


Community Involvement

She is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association, Florida Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association, Pedo Gators Alumni, Florida Dental Association, Leon County Dental Society and the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Fun Facts

Dr. Shawn is an avid fisher-woman, used to teach ballet, has 4 siblings, and loves spending time with her husband & her puppy “Willow” at the beach.