About Your Dentist

Shanika Maddox, DDS

“Smile, it’s free therapy."

My Mission

“I am passionate about building long term relationships with my patients, and I believe that everyone deserves to have a beautiful and healthy smile. I take pride in my natural ability to nurture and care for each patient, based on their individual needs. I practice gentle and conservative dentistry and love the fact that I am able to educate so many people about themselves and their oral health care needs.”

Education & Continuing Education

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center – Bronx, New YorkGeneral Practice Residency

Indiana University School of Dentistry – Indianapolis, IndianaDoctor of Dental Surgery

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis – Indianapolis, IndianaBachelor of Biology

Dr. Maddox completed multiple anesthesiology externships at The Ohio State University and Jacobi Medical Center during her training in residency. She has also completed many hours of continuing education in implant restoration.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Maddox is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the National Dental Association, and the Tennessee Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Maddox operates her own public health housing agency. She is a loving, doting mother of two beautiful babies and adores parenting them and watching them grow.