He finds dentistry very fulfilling and rewarding, with special interests in CAD-CAM, laser dentistry and preventive dentistry. He strongly believes in providing patient-centred care. Patient-centred care entails being responsive to individual patient preference, needs and values and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions.
He takes pride in the care and attention to detail that he applies to his work, especially when assisting people in pain. Tooth pain is one of the worst types of pain a person can experience. Helping his patients get out of pain is one of the most rewarding aspects of dentistry for him.
Dr Shane also enjoys seeing his patients smile with confidence, or restoring their teeth, so they can enjoy their favourite meal.
Being able to improve his patient’s overall health by restoring their oral health makes him feel fulfilled as a dentist.
Dr Shane is also referred to as the singing dentist. He may sing a tune or two for you while he’s cleaning your teeth!
Education and Memberships
He qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Science from Manipal College of Dental Sciences in Manipal, Karnataka, India, for which he was offered 100% scholarship.
His key strength is his knowledge and understanding of key concepts that make him good at diagnosing. He keeps up-to-date with current evidence in dentistry to guide his treatment. He also is very passionate about Infection Control and Prevention in Dentistry.
He’s also a member of the following:
Enjoying an Active Social Life
In his spare time, Dr Shane enjoys meeting and talking to new people. This self-described “social butterfly” likes getting to know about their culture. He also enjoys cooking different cuisines, travelling and exploring the world. Dr Shane also likes learning and reading what is new in the field of dentistry.