Dr Simon Sheed graduated with a Bachelor in Dental Science from Melbourne University School of Medicine & Dentistry in December 1973.

He practiced dentistry in Darwin and remote areas of the Northern Territory prior to establishing himself as a dentist in Maryborough. Simon has extensive experience in family and individual dentistry including the aged and those with special needs. In addition he is involved in  different national health organisations dedicated to building healthcare workforces in rural and remote areas.His particular focus is the recruitment and retention of dentists into these areas.