Dentist in Sherman, TX
Dr. Shoemaker and his professional, friendly staff not only provide you with the best service available but also with health-focused options – options that will not only allow you to keep your smile for a lifetime but your health as well.
Registered Dental Assistant and Fellow of the Dental Implant Auxiliary
Stephanie is our Registered Dental Assistant and Fellow of the Dental Implant Auxiliary. She makes her patients treatment visits comfortable while guiding them through their dental care from start to finish and enjoys answering any questions they might have. She finds assisting with surgeries, implant or otherwise to be most rewarding. She has been a hospital surgery assistant and a registered dental assistant for more than 20 years. She also served as a medic in the Navy for 8 years. Her Credentials include: Certified Implant Auxiliary, ADLS, AED Certification, HIPAA Certification, CPR Certification, Radiology Certification, N2O Certification and she is a Texas State Board Registered Dental Assistant. Stephanie appreciates being part of such a caring professional dental office. She is a wonderful asset to our office using her knowledge to enhance our patient care in every possible way. Her organizational skills keep our clinical staff functioning at its best. Her free time is spent exercising and relaxing with her two dachshund dogs. She also finds time spent with her children and their families special.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Caroline, our Registered Dental Hygienist and soft tissue therapist, graduated with high honors from Northeast Texas Community College. She has superior skills to help you maintain healthy gum and bone support helping you to keep your teeth for a lifetime. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association and Texas Dental Hygienists Association. Caroline is certified in CPR, AED and N2O Monitoring. She is also involved with extensive ongoing continuing education and research regarding periodontal therapies and comprehensive dental health. She appreciates working with Dr. Shoemaker and his wonderful, friendly, professional staff and treating our patients as family. She is passionate about having each of her patients enjoy the best dental health possible. She enjoys volunteering her time with the Texas Smiles on Wheels program, the Texas Mission of Mercy and TDA Smiles Foundation. Caroline is a proud mother of 2 boys and 2 girls. She loves to go bowling and hanging out with her family.
Business Assistant / Office Coordinator
Stephen joined our office in January 2012. His is one of the first voices you will hear upon calling our office. As a Business Assistant and Office Coordinator he enjoys the multitasking of the front desk and the many challenges sent his way each day. He enjoys meeting each of our patients with their individual stories. He appreciates that our office has a nice family atmosphere to work in and that everyone does his or her part to help make sure the day goes by smoothly. You can rest assure that all of your appointment and insurance concerns will be smooth sailing. He is a graduate from Texoma Christian School and has attended 1-1/2 years of college at Southern Adventist University in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is HIPAA Certified. When Stephen is not working, he enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with friends and family.
Tammy has been in the dental field for more than 18 years. She attended Southwestern Adventist University and Tulsa Community College. Her dental training began in the Department of Hospital Dentistry at Loma Linda University. She is HIPAA Certified. She enjoys people and finds her time spent in the dental office as a blessing. Our dental team is the best she has ever had to privilege to work with. She also finds the care and continued striving for excellence in our dental care is unsurpassed. She appreciates the family atmosphere and excellence in quality care that Dr. Shoemaker’s dental practice provides. Her free time is spent with her husband, their three-college-age sons, two dogs and two cats. Tammy’s hobbies include reading, exercising, and bird-watching.
DDS / Anesthesiologist
Dr. Kourosh Dashty, DDS, PC is our anesthesiologist who administers our IV sedation to our patients with surgery cases. He strives to provide our patients with an unparalleled level of safety. He has the most current, well-maintained and organized anesthesia equipment in the industry. Additionally, during his free time he reads extensively to maintain his knowledge of the most current advancements and treatment modalities in his field. He provides our patients with a safe, controlled and hospital-grade anesthetic experience in the comfort of our office. He is a graduate of Loma Linda University Dental Anesthesiology program, one of the largest and best dental anesthesia programs in the country. He also has a BS in Biology from UCLA and graduated from Loma Linda School of Dentistry in 2006. He and his wife of 21 years met in medical school in Romania. They now reside in the McKinney area. He enjoys reading, watching TV, playing golf, and involvement in various community activities. Dr. Dashty is a great asset to our patients and our dental practice.
Reese is Dr. Dashty’s nurse. She enjoys her contact with our anesthesia patients, working with their medical physicians for surgery clearance and scheduling their busy practice. She wears many hats in their mobile anesthesia practice. Reese graduated with her dental assisting degree from Bryan Institute in Tulsa in 1995. She received her LPN degree from Tulsa Community College’s nursing program in 1999. After living in Edmond, Oklahoma for a time she and her husband moved to McKinney, Texas where he owns his own water testing and treatment company- ECO Water. They have 2 sons 21 and 15 and a baby parrot named Aphrodite. She claims they are a very boring family who is consumed by their work and being together as a family. She always brightens the day of our patients and staff when working in our office.