Jan. 28, 2023

DINKS with Dr. Mary Shields, Forensic Dentistry

DINKS with Dr. Mary Shields, Forensic Dentistry

Ever wonder how to become a forensic dentist or better yet, what does a forensic dentist actually do?  Well Dr. Mary Shields joins the DINKS for an incredibly insightful look at this side hustle for some dentists and the wonderful service they are providing to their communities!  

About Dr. Mary Shields:

Years practicing: 10

Dr. Mary Shields owns a private practice in Louisville, Kentucky, focused on family and cosmetic care. She is an associate member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology, where she provides forensic services ranging from the identification of human remains to legal consultations. Dr. Shields is also in the process of finalizing the requirements for board certification by the American Board of Forensic Odontology.

What she loves about dentistry:

“Working in dentistry is the fulfillment of a childhood dream. I have the daily opportunity to invest my time, resources and talents in areas that intrigue me the most, which are general dentistry, forensic dentistry and facial esthetics.”