525 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502
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 Dr. Smock at Periodontal Health Associates has experience in implant dentistry. 

Meet Dr. Smock

Dr. Sherman Smock was born in Texas and spent most of his years growing up there. His father served in the Air Force, so the family moved frequently and experienced different communities. Dr. Smock attended the University of Texas at Austin and majored in history, while concurrently taking the coursework for his lifelong dream of becoming a dentist. Dr. Smock graduated from the University Of Tennessee, School Of Dentistry and completed his periodontal residency at the Medical College of Georgia. He later completed a two-year program offered by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Throughout his professional career, he has participated in continuing education courses in his specialty field and continues to participate with study clubs in the Lynchburg area.

Dr. Smock is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the International Congress of Oral Implantology and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He is a Past President of the Lynchburg Dental Society.

Dr. Smock and his wife Jean have been married for 27 years and counting. They have 5 children and 6 grandchildren, and Jean also works in the office as the Professional Relations Coordinator. Dr. Smock enjoys fishing....especially fly fishing, and boating.

Continuing Education

April 2018
Modern Implant Dentistry; Rules of Engagement in the Esthetic Zone  3 C.E.
Achieving Esthetic Results through Restorative Solutions in Implant Dentistry  3 C.E.
Immediate Molar Implants; New Surgical and Restorative Protocols for Predictable Success  2 C.E.
The Changing Paradigm of Digital Dentistry; Today’s Technology and Tomorrow’s Concepts  2 C.E.

March 2018
Growth Phase Reactions and Realities  .5 C.E.
Case Presentations; An Alternative Model  .75 C.E.

February 2018
Cost effective in-house 3D printing is transforming digital implant dentistry 1.5 C.E.

January 2018  
Southern Academy of Periodontology: Horizon & Vertical Augmentation    12 C.E.
The fundamentals of club dynamics, treatment planning & interdisciplinary teamwork 3 C.E.

October 2017
Prescription drug abuse for healthcare providers 6.5 C.E.

September 2017
Immediate loaded provisionalization of a fixed implant denture  2 C.E.
American Academy of Periodontology Medical Coding 3 C.E.
The art of high-impact leadership 2 C.E.
Treatment of the Malposed Implant  2 C.E.
Vertical Ridge Augmentation with Complication Management  1.5 C.E.
Advances & Innovations in Oral Plastic Surgery  2 C.E.
The Use of Laser Therapy to Treat Inflammatory Diseases of the Periodontium for Teeth & Implants  2 C.E.
Future of Dental-Facial & airway Management 2 C.E.

July 2017  
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)  Two year certificate

May 2017  
UNC, School of Dentistry, Perio 2017 EXPO 12.5 C.E. 

  1. Identify challenges and opportunities of current periodontal diagnoses and therapies from evidence based dentistry to patient-based therapy.
  2. Recognize the global impact of periodontal disease from an overall health standpoint and the challenges that arise from the changing landscape of dentistry.
  3. Translate clinical relevance of new findings in oral-systemic disease links to aid the practitioner in providing the tools necessary for advising patients.
  4. Discuss new technologies in periodontology that are rapidly evolving and impacting the practice of dentistry and health care policy.
  5. Identify the increasing role of microbial and genetic testing on the practice of periodontics.

March 2017 
eadership team training 9.5 C.E.
Changing strategies for Periodontal diagnosis, prognosis & therapy 2 C.E.

February 2017  
Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Planning  2 C.E.

January 2017
Anesthesiology for the Periodontist & team 4 C.E.
Meeting the challenge of Change  8 C.E.