Glenn J. Shefter, DDS

Dr. Shefter has been in practice as a periodontist 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.

Drs. Shefter & Fertik are specialists in periodontics. We have advanced training in conservative and surgical treatment of gum disease including cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, as well as dental implants that can replace single or multiple missing teeth. We also offer advanced laser gum surgery as an alternative treatment option to traditional osseous surgery. LANAP requires no cutting or sutures and is minimally invasive. Serving patients in Western North Carolina, including Asheville, Hendersonville, Brevard. Call us today to schedule your appointment or click here to request an appointment online!


Greg S. Fertik, DDS, MS

Dr. Fertik grew up in Ithaca, a town in upstate New York. He has made North Carolina his home for over 20 years after attending Williams College in Massachusetts graduating Cum Laude in 1987. He attended dental school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a dental student, Dr. Fertik received the Annual Student Award of the American Academy of Periodontology and graduated with Honors in 1991. Dr. Fertik proceeded to specialty training and received his Masters Degree and Specialty Certificate at the University of North Carolina Periodontal Residency in 1994.

After his training, Dr. Fertik spent 3 years teaching and overseeing research as a Clinical Instructor and head of student Clinical Research Center at the UNC Department of Periodontics. In 1996, he moved to Western North Carolina and joined Dr. Shefter’s practice. He and his family love living here and providing services to the people of Western North Carolina.

Dr. Fertik is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Southern Academy of Periodontology, the North Carolina Society of Periodontists and the International Team for Implantology. He is also a member of the Buncombe County Dental Society and the Henderson County Dental Society. These memberships along with a strong commitment to continuing education allow him to always keep up-to-date in the latest technological, scientific and clinical advancements in the field of periodontology.

Dr. Fertik spends much of his spare time participating in family and community activities. He is married to his wife, Anne, and they have two active boys. He enjoys coaching and participating in his boys’ many activities as well as golf, skiing, hiking and using his creativity in his hobby as an amateur chef.

In our practice, Dr. Fertik strives to provide excellence in periodontal and dental implant care in a comfortable and caring environment. We pride ourselves in taking time with each patient to educate, answer all questions and make sure they are comfortable with all aspects of their treatment so they can make good decisions, achieve their goals, and obtain the best results possible.

Drs. Shefter & Fertik are specialists in periodontics. We have advanced training in conservative and surgical treatment of gum disease including cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, as well as dental implants that can replace single or multiple missing teeth. We also offer advanced laser gum surgery as an alternative treatment option to traditional osseous surgery. LANAP requires no cutting or sutures and is minimally invasive. Serving patients in Western North Carolina, including Asheville, Hendersonville, Brevard. Call us today to schedule your appointment or click here to request an appointment online!

Meet Our Team

Our skilled and experienced periodontists have years of experience and training to help you receive the best possible periodontal care in Hendersonville, Asheville, and Brevard, North Carolina. Dr. Glenn Shefter and Dr. Greg Fertik are available to care for you, and we have the dental equipment to ensure that your treatment is as comfortable and efficient as possible. Our team at Mountain Perio is happy to help you prepare for your appointment; to help you feel more prepared, we invite you to get to know our team before coming into our office. We look forward to caring for your smile!

DeShannon, Administrator
DeShannon
Team Member Since 2016
Frances, Registered Dental Hygienist
Frances
Team Member Since 1990
Becki Registered Dental Hygienist
Becki
Team Member Since 1995
Donna, Patient Account Rep
Donna
Team Member Since 1996
Stacey, Registered Dental Hygienist
Stacey
Team Member Since 1996
Beth, Accounts Payable
Beth
Team Member Since 1997
Marilyn, Treatment Coordinator
Marilyn
Team Member Since 1999
Kim, Dental Assistant
Kim
Team Member Since 1999
Teri, Registerd Dental Hygienist
Teri
Team Member Since 2004

Susan, Dental Assistant
Susan
Team Member Since 2004
Teresa, Front Office
Teresa
Team Member Since 2013
Robyn, Dental Assistant
Robyn
Team Member Since 2015
Keena, Front Office
Kenna
Team Member Since 2017
Marcela, Registered Dental Hygienist
Marcela
Team Member Since 2017
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