Shannon Riggs

Hygienist


Personal Biography

Shannon has been a hygienist since May 2012. She was born in Michigan, but has lived in Cave Creek, Arizona for most of her life. Before her dental career, she taught various styles of dance for five years. She is an animal lover and has two dogs, Ziggy and Sailor, and a newly adopted cat, Winston.

AAS

Rio Salado College; Phoenix, AZ

Certifications

Laser, CPR, local anesthesia

Quotes

“As my patient, you will experience a gentle and thorough cleaning. I strive to provide a comfortable and educational experience for each and every patient. I want you to look forward to coming to your dental hygiene appointments. Educating my patients on how to improve their oral health is my main goal. I believe all my patients should have a healthy and confident smile!”

Personal Favorites

Shannon’s favorite TV shows are Friends and Modern Family. Her favorite book is The Hunger Games. For vacation, she likes to go anywhere tropical with a beach.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Volunteer Experience

CASS dental clinic for the homeless, Murphy Kids dental clinic, John C. Lincoln dental clinic

Achievements

Honors program at Rio Salado College