Daniel J. Shelby, DMD

Daniel J. Shelby, DMD

Board Certified Periodontist, Diplomate to the American Board of Periodontology

Quote: "The blood that runs through your teeth and gums also runs through your toes"

Personal Biography:

Dr. Shelby grew up in Montana where he started learning dentistry at a young age from his father (a general dentist) the man who inspired him to become a dentist. In the past, Dr. Shelby has practiced several years of general dentistry before becoming a periodontist, which gives him a unique style of care - "a real-world approach". He currently focuses his practice on the management of periodontal disease, pre-prosthetic surgery, tooth extractions, mucogingival defects, dental implant placement, and bone grafting surgery. He loves teaching and is a clinical assistant professor at Augusta University, The Dental College of Georgia. He and his family love Tennessee and enjoy what this beautiful state has to offer. Dr. Shelby enjoys participating in church, being with his wife and two children, being outdoors and hiking mountains.

Professional Association

  • American Board of Periodontics - Diplomate
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Tennessee Dental Association (TDA)
  • American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

  • Graduated with honors - University of Montana and Boston University
  • Held the Title of Chief Resident during his Residency
  • Boston University undergraduate periodontology award
  • Nominated Most outstanding undergraduate Senior award
  • Boston University's Mark Wallin & John Cove-Jones award: For excellence in periodontology

Volunteer Experience
  • GA Mission of Mercy, TN mission of Mercy, participate with local church community serving activities
  • Dr. Shelby volunteers at Keystone Non-Profit Dental Care to support and give back to the community

  • Residency - The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University - Augusta Georgia - Periodontal Residency
  • DMD - Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine; Boston MA
  • Bachelor of Science - Microbiology & Medical Technology / University of Montana