Meet Dr. Sheppard
Oral Surgeon Michael D. Sheppard, DDS
With well over a decade of expertise in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Michael Sheppard has been providing high quality oral surgical care to not only the DFW area but patients across the country.
Dr. Sheppard’s goal is to create an office where the patient’s outcome and satisfaction are his top priority. Not only does this mean providing superior clinical treatment to all of his patients but also assembling a team who places the patient at the center of everything that they do. With his father being a retired Lt. Coronel in the U.S. Air Force it has allowed Dr. Sheppard to travel around the world and experience different cultures. Dr. Sheppard’s gentle and compassionate approach to oral surgery ensures that patients are comfortable throughout their oral surgery procedure.
Dr. Sheppard completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from University of Northern Colorado. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) at Baylor College of Dentistry, Known as Texas A & M University College of Dentistry. Dr. Sheppard then completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery training at Martin Luther King/Charles R. Drew Medical Center in affiliation with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente Maxillofacial Surgery including: Office-based anesthesia, Corrective & Reconstructive Jaw Surgery, Dental Implantology, Trauma Surgery and Non-Surgical/Surgical Management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders.
Dr. Sheppard is not only Board Certified and a diplomat for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery he also holds memberships to many organizations:
- American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- Texas Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- International Congress of Oral Implantologist
- Fort Worth District Dental Society
- American Dental Association
- American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists
- National Dental Association
- International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Dr. Sheppard is affiliated with Texas Health Resources Harris Methodist Hospital in Downtown Fort Worth, Texas.
Although Dr Sheppard is trained in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, his particular are of interest is in Dental Implantology. He enjoys hard and soft tissue oral reconstructive surgery to facilitate dental implant placement. He stays abreast of all the latest dental technology through continued education.
Dr. Sheppard was instrumental in starting the “Mansfield Study Club” in 2005. He continues to serve at the President and providing his colleagues and peers with new and up to date education to better care for our patients.
Since opening his practice Dr. Sheppard has been recognized by his fellow peers as “Top Doc”, “Top Dentist” in Fort Worth Magazine and Texas Monthly Magazine.
Dr. Sheppard likes to spend his free time spending time with his family, attending church, and working out when he is not caring for his patients.