Meet Dr. Kelso

Dr. Shannon H. Kelso, DMD

Dr. Shannon H. Kelso


Doctor of Dental Medicine
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine - Boston, MA

Dr. Kelso is a general and cosmetic dentist with a patient-centered, conservative and comprehensive focus. Using this philosophy she formulates and provides treatment strategies together with her patients and their needs at heart. Her strengths are her combination of clinical skills, gentle touch, and her compassionate approach to dentistry.

Dr. Kelso graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. She received a scholarship with the United States Navy giving her the opportunity to serve and practice as an active duty general dentist after graduation. She practiced many places, including onboard the USS San Diego. In 2014, she honorably resigned from the service.

Continuing Education

Dr. Kelso is diligent in her pursuit to stay current in providing the profession’s leading dental care procedures.

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida State Dental Association
  • Polk County Dental Association
Dr. Kelso and Family

Outside the Office

Dr. Kelso lives in Lakeland with her husband, Andrew, who she met while serving together in the military. Together they have a daughter, Kaia. In her free time she enjoys fitness, cooking, and baking.