Since graduating in 1997, Dr. Shelly L. McColm has been providing her patients with exceptional comprehensive orthodontic care. Highly educated and trained, Dr. Shelly earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, graduating with Honors, from the University of Missouri in 1987. She then attended UMKC School of Dentistry, obtaining her Doctorate of Dental Surgery, in 1991. In 1992, she completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry with the United States Air Force and received her Certificate in Orthodontics from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1997.
Dr. Shelly feels it is important to stay on the cutting-edge of orthodontics. Thus, she maintains memberships in many prestigious professional organizations to keep up-to-date on the latest techniques and technology. She is currently a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Southwest Society of Orthodontists, Kansas Association of Orthodontists, Tweed Study Club of the Midwest, American Dental Association, Kansas Dental Association, First District Dental Society, and the Douglas County Dental Society.
In her personal life, Dr. Shelly has been married to her husband for more than 25 years. They have two daughters and a Maltese named Oscar. Dr. Shelly gives back to her local community by donating to numerous charities and youth organizations. She spends most of her free time in activities related to her children. She also enjoys reading, biking, traveling, and going to the lake.