Welcome to the world of compassionate pediatric dental care led by Dr. Gregory B. Sheppard, a dedicated and experienced dentist serving the Anthem, AZ community. Dr. Sheppard's journey to becoming a renowned pediatric dentist has been marked by a commitment to excellence and a genuine passion for children's oral health.
With a strong Arizona connection, Dr. Sheppard embarked on his dental career after attending several community colleges. His educational journey led him to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he completed his undergraduate degree. Driven by a desire to make a difference, he continued his dental education at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. During his four-year tenure, he honed his dental skills and discovered his true calling: pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Sheppard's dedication to pediatric dentistry took him to Indiana University for his specialized residency and post-graduate program. Here, he immersed himself in the world of cutting-edge dental care, including training at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. His two-year residency equipped him to provide comprehensive care to children of all ages, including those with special healthcare needs.
After completing his residency, Dr. Sheppard returned to Arizona with a mission to make a difference in his community. He chose Anthem as his home and purchased his dental practice in 2009, marking the beginning of his journey as a leading pediatric dentist in the region. Dr. Sheppard's love for his community and passion for pediatric dental care have remained unwavering.
As a devoted husband and a proud father of five, Dr. Sheppard brings a unique perspective to his role as a pediatric dentist. He seamlessly blends his professional expertise with his experiences as a parent. He often shares, "I am a dentist, but I am also a father." This personal touch allows him to understand parents' concerns and connect with young patients on a deeper level.
Dr. Sheppard's enthusiasm for his work shines through in his interactions with young patients. He believes in making dentistry fun and relatable, rather than intimidating. His approach involves not only treating dental issues but also educating children about the importance of oral health. Dr. Sheppard's commitment to continuous learning is reflected in his Board Certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and his active membership in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.