When you are looking for an oral surgeon, one of the most important things is to find a doctor that really, truly cares about their patients. Not only are you looking for someone who is obviously skilled, well-trained, and proficient at what they do, but you also want them to be enthusiastic about getting the results that are going to make your smile look its best. That is why Dr. Shawn Davis is among the best in his field, and the absolute best oral surgeon in Southern Utah.
In the words of Dr. Davis himself, “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!” This is the sort of enthusiasm and drive that makes Dr. Davis the premier oral surgeon in his region.
Earning his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in 1999, he hit the ground running that same year and began training for his Doctorate at Temple University College of Dentistry. During this time he also completed a Masters of Business Administration concurrently. Four years later he had completed his Doctorate and gained acceptance to the University of Oklahoma and their top-tier oral and maxillofacial surgery program. Following his love of dentistry and his skill in his studies, he was chosen as the Chief Resident in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, where he still participates as an occasional guest lecturer.
Memberships And Industry Achievements
In addition to being on the leadership committee of the Resident Organization of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dr. Davis helped create and author the American Associate of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Pocket Reference Guide. This guide is now given to all students of dentistry who enter Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency nationwide and is used consistently by surgeons across the country.
Dr. Davis stays at the forefront of dentistry developments, attending and lecturing at multiple meetings and conferences every year to learn about and in some cases provide cutting-edge technology and emerging surgical techniques to his patients. He helped to found the Seattle Study Club of Southern Utah, ad the Spear Continuing Education Study Club. He also holds and maintains membership in scholarly organizations such as:
- American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- Utah Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists
- University of Oklahoma Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Lecturer
- Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Dr. Davis also is also the team surgeon for facial trauma, in the Dixie State University Department of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Shawn Davis was raised in Idaho and northern Utah, and now for nearly a decade as lived in St. George. He and his beloved wife are the parents of three children, with whom he loves to spend a large portion of his free time. He also enjoys playing multiple sports, reading, and camping.