Dr. Shannon Minges (Holcomb) is a graduate of East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation she was awarded the Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement in the Study of Prosthodontics. Prior to dental school she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education and Promotion with a minor in Business and her Master of Public Health from East Carolina University.
While in dental school, Dr. Minges was an Albert Schweitzer Fellow 2012-2013 which enabled her to help start a free dental clinic hosted at the Grimesland Community Resource Center. She also was co-founder and President of the DMD fraternity.
Dr. Minges has always had a passion to serve. She has volunteered her professional services through the Baptist Men’s Church Dental Bus, Give Kids a Smile, Project Homeless Connect, NC Missions of Mercy, and the Dominican Dental Mission Project. Outside of dentistry she has enjoyed being an active member of the Junior League of Greenville, NC. Dr. Minges is also a member of the Women’s Roundtable Board of Directors and ECU Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Dr. Minges is involved with the professional community as a member of the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society as part of her commitment to continuous learning and quality patient care. In 2020, Dr. Minges became co-owner of Smiles By Shaw.
Dr. Minges is originally from Fayetteville. She spent one year practicing in Morehead City prior to returning to Greenville, which she now calls home. She and her husband have one son and a maltipoo named Audrey. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and ECU football (Go Pirates). Dr. Minges was selected as a recipient of ECU’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award for 2016.