Having qualified at Sheffield University in 2000, Shanella moved to the northwest to continue her post graduate training.
She has since developed her experience in a range of dental specialities:
Maxillofacial Surgery in the 4 B's (Bolton, Bury, Burnley and Blackburn) gaining valuable training and experience in simple and more complex oral surgery procedures.
Restorative and Paediatric dentistry in Manchester University Hospital and Community Dental clinics in East Manchester.
Shanella completed her Royal College of Surgeons exams in 2003 and enjoys keeping up to date with current dental education through regular post graduate courses and her teaching role at the University of Manchester Dental school, where she is also a TMD (Temporomandibular Disorders) Specialist dentist.
Having enjoyed voluntary dental work in Tanzania in East Africa and a sabbatical period traveling and working as a Private and hospital dentist in New Zealand in 2005, Shanella settled in the northwest and alongside dentistry, also provides cosmetic facial enhancements treatments.
Shanella enjoys looking after patients, especially helping anxious patients over come their fears of dental treatment in her calm, caring and gentle manner, making the experience as relaxing as possible.
Outside of work, Shanella enjoys keeping active in the great outdoors with her husband and dog.