Dr. Shepheard believes that building genuine relationships with his patients is essential to establishing the trust needed to provide quality health care. He enjoys golfing and reading, primarily non-fiction and biographies.
Dr. Shepheard is a graduate of Morris Brown College/Atlanta University Center, where he majored in biology. He went on to earn his doctorate from Howard University, College of Dentistry. He completed his general practice residency at Harlem Hospital Center in New York, an affiliate of Columbia University. Dr. Shepheard also served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the National Institute of Dental Research of the National Institutes of Health, where he was published and awarded a National Research Service Award.
Dr. Shepheard is a Georgia native and joins Howard Family Dental as a seasoned provider with over 28 years of clinical experience and an extensive background in research and education. Dentistry was a childhood dream of Dr. Shepheard. He was inspired to become a dentist by his neighbor, Dr. Hutto, whom he genuinely admired. Dr. Shepheard considers dentistry his passion, not his job, and seeks to improve patients’ quality of life and enhance their self-esteem through the restoration, rehabilitation and preservation of their smile. In his free time, Dr. Shepheard enjoys golfing, reading and spending quality time with his wife, Alison.