Dr. Melissa Shaw

Dr. Melissa Shaw grew up here in Oconee County, and loves being back in her hometown and serving the children in this community.


After graduating from Oconee County High School, Dr. Shaw attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, receiving her BA in Biology in 2002.

She then studied dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia, receiving her DMD in 2007.  Dr Shaw completed an additional two years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry at MCG and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


What drew Dr Shaw to pediatric dentistry is its focus on prevention and education.  As a parent herself, Dr Shaw understands the importance of treating every child with care and compassion. Dr Shaw also has special interest in treating children with special healthcare needs, including those with craniofacial disorders.


Dr Shaw is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

She is committed to continuing education, attending many continuing education courses each year, and is an active member of the American and the Georgia Dental Association.


Dr Shaw's husband, Dr Micah Shaw is a general dentist at Taylor Made Smiles in Monroe GA.  The Shaws reside in Oconee County with their three  kids.

They are active members of Christ Community Church in Athens.  In her spare time, Dr Shaw enjoys baking, crafting, and spending quality time with her family.


Dr. Melissa Shaw