Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional care for our patients. As dental professionals, we stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry to provide the most current treatment options for our patients. At the same time, we approach technology from a practical perspective in order to keep our fees manageable.
As doctors, we recognize that our patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in us and our team. That is just one reason why we value each and every patient relationship. We appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site to find out more about us, our team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
About Dr. Shannon
Dr. Shannon is a native of New Orleans and graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1991 with a Degree in Business Administration. After working for several years in the corporate environment, he desired a more fulfilling career and went back to school to become a dentist. A career in dentistry offered Dr. Shannon the opportunity to work with his hands while at the same time helping people with their oral health.
Dr. Shannon graduated from LSU School of Dentistry in 2000 and decided to further his knowledge of dentistry by entering a Prosthodontic residency which is one of the ADA recognized dental specialties. Three years later in 2003, he completed the residency and earned a certificate in Prosthodontics along with a Master’s Degree in Oral Biology. Since this time Dr. Shannon has maintained a private practice limited to the specialty of Prosthodontics.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Shannon is an assistant professor in the Department of Prosthodontics and teaches at the LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. For the past 16 years, Dr. Shannon has been the director of the LSU School of Dentistry Temporomandibular Disorders (TMJ)/Orofacial Pain Clinic. Also, for the past 12 years, he has been course director for both the Junior Dental Student Temporomandibular Disorders Course and the Senior Dental Student Temporomandibular Clinic Rotation. Dr. Shannon also works a half day a week at the VA hospital in Baton Rouge treating difficult denture cases and veterans afflicted with TMJ. Recently Dr. Shannon also sees oral cancer patient at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to coordinate their oral care during cancer treatment.
Dr. Shannon also lectures professionally for the Zimmer Dental Corporation about dental implants and has co-authored and published four articles in peer reviewed dental journals. He also maintains membership in several different professional dental organizations mostly involving the diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders and pain.
In his spare time Dr. Shannon enjoys saltwater fishing, saltwater kayak fishing, and hunting in south Louisiana. He is also actively involved in volunteer work associated with the Healing Place Church where each month dental care is provided at no cost for those that cannot afford care.Show less
We provide free Wi-Fi but do ask that all cell phone calls be taken outside to respect all patients in the waiting area.
Relax in our patient waiting area with the daily newspaper and various magazines provided along with television.