Courtney Shearer, DMD, MS

Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

Born and raised in the vibrant city of Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Courtney Shearer's journey in dentistry has been marked by unwavering dedication, continuous education, and genuine compassion for her patients. Her passion for oral health and commitment to excellence have established her as a trusted periodontist in the community.


Educational Pursuits and Professional Achievements


Dr. Shearer's academic journey began at Washington and Lee University, where she laid the groundwork for her future in dentistry. She later earned her Doctorate in Dentistry from the prestigious University of Louisville School of Dentistry. Driven by her thirst for knowledge, she pursued specialized training, obtaining her Masters in Oral Biology and undergoing periodontal specialty training.


In 2010, Dr. Shearer achieved board certification from the American Board of Periodontology, a testament to her expertise and dedication to the field. Her commitment to continuous learning is demonstrated through active participation in ongoing education programs and staying updated on the latest research, ensuring her patients receive the most advanced and evidence-based treatments.


Professional Journey at PerioImplant Associates


Following her education, Dr. Shearer embarked on her professional career at PerioImplant Associates, where she started as an associate under the mentorship of Dr. Greg Albright and Dr. Ramsey Burton. Her exceptional skills and patient-centered approach led to her becoming a partner in the practice in 2012. Over the past 13 years, she has been providing comprehensive and compassionate care, focusing on patient education and transparent communication.


Patient-Centric Approach and Community Engagement


Dr. Shearer's approach to patient care is characterized by open and honest communication. She believes in empowering her patients by discussing treatment options openly, guiding them towards the best course of action for their oral health. Her genuine care and dedication to her patients have earned her the trust and respect of the community.


Beyond her practice, Dr. Shearer values community engagement and fostering relationships with her fellow dentists. She actively participates in professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, and local and nationwide dental societies, contributing to the advancement of her field.

Specialized Services PerioImplant Associates Provides

Dental Implants

Restore your natural smile so you can bite, chew, and speak normally.

LANAP® Laser Surgery

A more comfortable treatment option for procedures involving hard or soft tissue.

Cosmetic Periodontics

You may have a gummy smile because your teeth appear short when you smile.

Implant Dentures

Stabilized with tiny titanium posts that allow the dentures to snap securely into place.

Gum Recession

Consistent check-ups will help you prevent gum recession and help identify risk factors.

Full Mouth Implants

Traditional dentures can become unstable, inconvenient, and even uncomfortable.

Periodontal Maintenance

Dental treatment that includes regularly scheduled dental cleanings.

Sedation Dentistry

A relaxing and stress-free experience when you are receiving dental treatment