Dr. Shefter has been in practice in Hendersonville, North Carolina for over 25 years in the fields of periodontics and dental implants. After growing up along the New Jersey shore, Dr. Shefter attended Virginia Tech where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. Always having a passion for dentistry, he decided to attend the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill where he received his dental degree as well as his specialty degree in periodontics.
After completing his education in 1983, he moved to the Hendersonville area where he began his practice on Fleming Street. In 1996, he moved to his current office in the Beverly-Hanks Center where he and his staff are committed to providing excellence in a comfortable, caring environment.
In order to keep current with the latest scientific and clinical advancements in the field of periodontology, Dr. Shefter currently is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Southern Academy of Periodontology, the North Carolina Society of Periodontists, the International Team for Implantology and the Henderson County Dental Society.
Dr. Shefter and his wife, Jan, have two grown sons. The Shefters have always been committed to supporting community organizations, including the Community Foundation of Henderson County, Mainstay, The Children & Family Resource Center, the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra, and the Flat Rock Playhouse.
In his practice, Dr. Shefter prides himself in attention to detail and educating and informing his patients so they can take the steps necessary to establish optimal oral and physical health.