Northside Family Dentistry
Meet Dr. Shanks
Dr. Johnny Shanks is a native of Cumberland County. He is a 2005 graduate of Campbellsville University and holds a BS in Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Shanks played NAIA collegiate baseball for the Campbellsville Tigers, where he helped his team win the 2003 NAIA Conference Championship.
Dr. Shanks is a 2010 graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry in Memphis. During his four years of dental school, he received numerous awards for clinical excellence, including the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration Award and the American Association of Endodontists Award. Upon completing graduation requirements a semester early, Dr. Shanks was employed by the University of Tennessee to teach second year dental students.
Dr. Shanks and his family are excited to be back in their hometown of Crossville. He is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Crossville Dental Society. Dr. Shanks devotes a substantial amount of time to continuing education, ensuring his patients benefit from the latest technology and techniques.
Dr. Shanks and his wife, Portia, have been married since 2005 and enjoy spending time with their son, Brady.