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About Shane McDowell, DMD



Dr. Shane McDowell, DMD, was born and raised in Washington, Pennsylvania and attended Washington and Jefferson College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. He continued his education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine where he received a Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree.


After earning his DMD degree, Dr. McDowell spent one year completing a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Pittsburgh. Following his General Practice Residency, he practiced in Butler, Pennsylvania for one year prior to relocating to Fort Myers and joining Dr. Gary Snyder in the summer of 2005. 


Dr. McDowell has special interest in the fields of restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry. He has completed numerous hours of continuing education with world renowned dentists Drs. Peter Dawson, Frank Spear, Carl Misch and Ray Bertollotti. He takes great pride in staying up-to-date on all of the latest materials and techniques.

Dr. McDowell is a member of the following organizations: 

  • American Dental Association

  • Academy of General Dentistry

  • Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Florida Dental Association

  • Lee County Dental Society

  • The Periodontal - Restorative Study Club

In his free time, Dr. McDowell enjoys spending time with his wife, Hope, who is a pediatric dentist, his two daughters, Erin and Molly and son TJ. He also enjoys weight-lifting, martial arts, boating, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and any football game in general. 

Dr. McDowell is also active in the New Hope Presbyterian Church and involved in the South Fort Myers Rotary Club. He also gives back to the local community by helping out in the Lee County's dental clinic for the needy.

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