Mark T. Shehan, D.D.S.

Meet Dr. Shehan

Dr. Shehan has been in practice with the group since 1987.  He originally obtained his high school education in Winston-Salem NC and then attended the University of North Carolina both as an undergraduate and for his dental education Following that he trained at a hospital dental program in Norfolk, VA at DePaul Hospital and then returned to Winston Salem where he did an anesthesia residency at Bowman Gray School of Medicine/Baptist Hospital Following that residency program he then obtained his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and returned to Winston-Salem, which is his home town to establish his practice.

Dr. Shehan obtained his board certification in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1989 and has remained current and up-to-date in both his continuing education and training parameters throughout that period of time. His main area of interest within the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery is orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, implant surgery and cleft palate surgery.

Dr. Shehan currently serves as the oral and maxillofacial surgeon on the cleft palate team at Forsyth Memorial Hospital and Novant Healthcare. Dr. Shehan also maintains an instructorship in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic life-support).   Dr. Shehan is currently an active member in both the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society. He has also held office and he has participated in many local study groups and local societies, both medical and dental.

Dr. Shehan has also spoken extensively both locally and nationally on topics including orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, trauma, management of infection and surgical complications, implants, and basic oral and maxillofacial surgery techniques.