Dr Shearer graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1991. She began her career in Birmingham Dental Hospital and went on to work in Oral Surgery, Orthodontics and OMFS in the West Midlands and Merseyside, gaining the Fellow in Dental Surgery in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1994.
She has always enjoyed putting nervous patients at ease and went on to achieve the Diploma in Conscious Sedation from the University of Newcastle in 2000. She was recognised as a Specialist in Oral Surgery in 2002 and has worked as an Associate Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in NHS Forth Valley since 2004.
Dr Shearer is an examiner for MFDS at the Royal College in Glasgow, and has an special interest in education as an educational supervisor for core and specialty trainees. She gained a postgraduate certificate in medical education from the University of Dundee in 2018.
Dr Shearer carries out a full range Oral Surgery, and can offer intravenous sedation to help anxious patients.