“As a pediatric dentist I'm given the rare opportunity to watch young children develop and grow into teens who are healthy, confident, and responsible dental patients. I cannot imagine a more exciting and fulfilling profession.” – Dr. Shelton
Dr. Kacie Shelton is a board certified pediatric dentist. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Nursing. After working as an oncology nurse for several years at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, she pursued a career in dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Following dental school, Dr. Shelton practiced as a general dentist and then decided to specialize in pediatric dentistry. She completed her residency training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Texas School of Dentistry and was Chief Resident during her last year of residency.
While in residency, she received her Masters of Science in Dentistry (MSD) for her research entitled “Bacterial Flora in Cleft Lip and Palate Patients Undergoing Presurgical Nasoalveolar Molding Appliance Therapy.” She was awarded the Peabody Award, which is given to the top resident in each class. She received the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for her written board score that was in the top three percent of all graduating pediatric dental residents in the nation.
Dr. Shelton is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. She continues to advance her education, always striving to offer the latest treatment modalities in order to provide exceptional care to all of her patients.
Dr. Shelton graduated from Tomball High School and is happy to be practicing in the area she calls home. She lives in Cypress with her husband Christopher, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who also practices in the Cypress area. When not in the office, Dr. Shelton enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.