Dr. Shannon Minges 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. The free clinics have continued to be maintained through the DMD student organization.
Service has always been a passion of Dr. Minges’s. 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, ECU Alumni Board of Directors, and the ECU Student Affairs Advancement Council.
Dr. Minges is involved with the professional community as a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, East Central Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry as part of her commitment to continuous learning and quality patient care.
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 has one dog, a maltipoo named Audrey. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family and friends, traveling, ECU football (Go Pirates), and painting. Dr. Minges got married on May 12, 2018. Dr. Minges was selected as a recipient of ECU’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award for 2016.