About Your Dentist
"Dental practice is a matter of your heart as much as your hands and head. Most patients don't care how much you know until they know how much you care."
"My mission is to be kind and compassionate, and to always keep my patients' best interest at heart. I enjoy having the opportunity to change someone's life through their smile."
- Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
Dr. Kelly seeks out a variety of advanced training opportunities in order to remain up-to-date on the latest techniques and services in dentistry. She is a member of the Student National Dental Association, American Student Dental Association, American Academy of Women Dentists, Psi Omega Dental Fraternity and the MUSC Chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Kelly has participated in free dental clinics in Greenville, Myrtle Beach and Charleston, SC. In her free time, she enjoys reading, outdoor activities, watching movies and spending time with family.
Growing up in Dunnellon, FL, Dr. Shah knew she wanted to give back to the community that raised her. "I knew that my purpose in life was to help people." Now a board-certified periodontist and implant surgeon, she believes oral health is vital to overall well-being.
Dr. Shah attended dental school at the University of Pennsylvania through the accelerated seven-year dental education program and completed her specialty surgical training at Harvard University. During her time in Boston, Dr. Shah conducted clinical research in periodontology and dental implants at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, she has received training in medical science and analytics through Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School.
Dr. Shah is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. She is also an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She and her husband Jay love to travel, hike, and spend time with friends and family.