The Doctor

Dr. Sheaffer is a board certified endodontist, meaning that he completed an additional two years of education in root canal treatment and is recognized and certified as having demonstrated exceptional knowledge and technical skill in the specialty of endodontics and has met the standard established by the American Board of Endodontics.
Dr. Sheaffer grew up in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania where his grandfather and now his father practice general dentistry. He graduated from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana and attended The University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.

After dental school, Dr. Sheaffer and his wife, Dr. Lisa Brown Sheaffer, also a graduate of the UNC School of Dentistry, joined the United States Army Dental Corps. They completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry-One Year residency at Fort Lewis, Washington. During this residency, Dr. Sheaffer worked closely with an endodontist and developed a strong interest in this field of dentistry.

Upon fulfilling their military obligations, the Sheaffers returned to Raleigh and Dr. Sheaffer worked with Wake County Human Services in the Children’s dental clinic. From 2000-2002 Dr. Sheaffer trained at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry where he earned his endodontic certificate and simultaneously completed his Masters Degree in Oral Biology. Dr. Sheaffer published two papers on his research. In 2008, Dr. Sheaffer became certified by the American Board of Endodontics.

In addition to his endodontic practice, Dr. Sheaffer actively participates with the Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society, Wake Smiles volunteer dental clinic, Seattle Study Club, Tar Heel Endodontic Study Club, and his church. Dr. Sheaffer is the proud father of two sons and two daughters.


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