Ionela Shaw

Hygienist


Personal Biography

Ionela is married and has a long-haired Chihuahua named Little Man. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, exercising, baking, and spending time with her family.

RDH

AAS; Monroe Community College; Rochester, NY

Certifications

Laser trained

Quotes

“My everyday goal is to connect with my patients’ needs and help them achieve and maintain optimal oral health. My favorite motto is, ‘The key to patient care is caring for the patient’.”

Personal Favorites

Ionela loves watching the shows Chopped, Modern Family, What Would You Do?, and anything on Animal Planet. Her favorite books are anything related to Greek mythology.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phi Theta Kappa honor society, New Mexico Dental Association

Volunteer Experience

Walk For Smiles fundraiser

Awards

Dental Studies Professionalism Award – Class of 2012

Achievements

Graduated with distinction, dean’s list for academic achievement