Get to know Dental Surgeon Dr. Kenneth D. Shumate, who serves patients in Waldorf, Maryland.
Dr. Shumate is one of a few dentists in Waldorf, Maryland who can provide comprehensive dental care in a single environment. He is an expert in placing dental implants, extracting teeth, as well as fabricating dentures. Furthermore, he uses the latest technology and advances in Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, and Dental Implants Surgery to give his patients a healthy and beautiful smile.
Dr. Shumate currently practices at his own practice – Waldorf Dental Care – located in Waldorf, Maryland. From routine dental exams and cleanings to dental implants, dentures and whitening treatments, Waldorf Dental Care offers the best in convenience, comfort and patient care.
Dr. Shumate was born and raised in Washington D.C. He graduated from T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended High Point University in High Point, North Carolina, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics. Thereafter, he graduated with honors from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Shumate completed advanced training in general dentistry and implant dentistry at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington D.C.
Before becoming a dental surgeon, Dr. Shumate was a mathematics teacher, as well as a track and football coach for Westlake High School and General Smallwood Middle School.
Dr. Shumate is a currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and the Academy of Osseointegration ( Dental Implant Association). He is also a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) is the national dental honor society, or the Phi Beta Kappa of dentistry. The organization was founded in 1914 at Northwestern University, and the Greek letters Omicron Kappa Upsilon were selected because together they translate as “Teeth and Health”. There are now approximately 60 chapters at dental schools across the U.S. and Canada.
Dental surgery is any of a number of medical procedures that involve artificially modifying dentition; in other words, surgery of the teeth, gums and jaw bones. As a dental surgeon, Dr. Shumate offers dental implants, sinus lifts, bone grafting, wisdom teeth removal, tooth extractions, crowns, bridges, root canal treatment, and treatment for periodontal disease.
Learn More about Dr. Kenneth D. Shumate:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82364295 or through Waldorf Dental Care, http://www.waldorfdentalcare.com/dental-team
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