• About Us

  • Dr. Shannon Russell, DDS

    "Hello. It is my pleasure and privilege to provide healthcare to our community and beyond. Growing up in neighboring Tuolumne County along with Calaveras County’s offering of snow sports, water sports, camping, fishing, and golf made my decision to open a dental office in Calaveras County easy. I have provided some information below for those who are interested in knowing more about my education and healthcare experience. Thanks for choosing 1stImpressions Dentistry as your home for prevention and remember to let your smile say it all!"




    2012 to Present Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, OK (MBA in progress)

    2003 to 2006 UOP Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry - San Francisco, CA (DDS)

    1996 to 2001 CSU Fresno - Fresno, CA (BS Physiology)

    1993 to 1996 Modesto Junior College - Modesto, CA (AA Kinesiology)

    1989 to 1993 Sonora High School - Sonora, CA (Diploma)


    Healthcare Related Experience


    2006 to Present 1st Impressions Dentistry – Angels Camp, CA (Owner/Dentist)

    2001 to 2003 Sonora Sports and Fitness – Sonora, CA (Health and Fitness Trainer)

    2000 to 2001 Bright Now Dental – Fresno, CA (Orthodontic Assistant)

    1999 to 2000 Valley Regional Sleep Disorders Lab – Fresno, CA (Polysomnographic Technician)

    1998 to 1999 Saint Agnes Medical Center – Fresno, CA (Radiology Assistant)

    1998 to 1999 University Medical Center – Fresno, CA (Orthopedic Clinic Volunteer)