“The most rewarding part of my practice is being able to give my patients a healthier lifestyle, a beautiful smile, transforming their lives, and making them happy. That is the reason I come to work every day!” – Dr. Davis
Dr. Shawn Davis earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Brigham Young University in 1999. That same year he began his doctorate training at Temple University College of Dentistry. While in dental school he was chosen to complete a concurrent Masters of Business Administration.
In 2003, Dr. Davis completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and was accepted into the University of Oklahoma’s prestigious program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During his residency, Dr. Davis received training in multiple surgical and medical disciplines including internal medicine, anesthesiology, pathology, general surgery, management of neck and facial trauma, craniofacial surgery, facial reconstructive surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery, distraction osteogenesis, orthognathic surgery, implant surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery. During his final year at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Davis was chosen to serve as Chief Resident in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Davis continues to participate in resident education at the University of Oklahoma where he serves as a guest lecturer. During his residency, Dr. Davis was involved in multiple extracurricular and leadership activities to help enhance his knowledge and surgical skills. He has served as a member of the leadership committee of the Resident Organization of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. As the District V Representative and a member of the ROAAOMS executive committee, Dr. Davis helped create the American Associate of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Pocket Reference Guide. This text is now given to all residents who enter Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency and is used by surgeons across the country. In addition, Dr. Davis has lectured at numerous dental schools throughout the United States.
Dr. Davis attends and lectures at multiple meetings each year to provide cutting-edge technology and techniques for the benefit of his patients. He is also a founding and board member of Seattle Study Club of Southern Utah and the Spear Continuing Education Study Club.
Dr. Davis maintains membership in multiple scholarly organizations including:
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Dental Association
- Lecturer University of Oklahoma Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- Utah Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists
- Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Dr. Davis is the team surgeon for facial trauma in the sports medicine department at Dixie State University.
Dr. Davis grew up in Idaho and Northern Utah, and has lived in St. George for the past nine years. He and his wife, Dr. Caroll Davis, are the proud parents of three children, Luke, Natalie, and Cody. In his spare time, Dr. Davis enjoys sports, reading, hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his family. He was also voted “Fittest Doctor” in St. George Health and Wellness Magazine.