Dr. Shelbourne performs more Dental Implants than any other oral surgeon in South Carolina.
Educated at the Medical University of South Carolina and Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Shelbourne is board certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. His residency training stressed anesthesia/pain control for both children and adults, removal of wisdom teeth, soft and hard tissue reconstruction for dental/facial implants, corrective jaw surgery for children and adults, facial trauma repair and reconstruction, and evaluation and treatment of various oral pathology and TMJ disorders.
Dr. Shelbourne chose oral surgery because it gives him the freedom to carve out his own lane, while delivering more personalized care than patients typically experience in the medical field.
Utilizing the leading Nobel Biocare Dental Implant system, Dr. Shelbourne continues to perform more All-on-4 procedures than any other surgeon in South Carolina. As the first surgeon in South Carolina certified to place the zygomatic implant, he is also able to provide care to patients with severe bone loss. He holds membership in multiple dental societies and has hospital privileges at Roper Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and East Cooper Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Shelbourne enjoys waterskiing, traveling, gardening, architecture, and spending time with his six children and his wife Rhiannon. He is also an active volunteer in the community, and is passionate about improving the lives of orphans and at-risk children.
Dr. Ware uses his bioengineering skills to implement 3D printing of surgical guides, making major corrective surgeries faster and more accurate for his patients.
After completing his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Ware completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY. His training included the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery including complex dental extractions and implants, reconstructive oral and facial surgeries, treatment of various oral pathologies and various corrective surgeries of the jaw and face, in addition to surgical treatment of facial trauma and TMJ pathologies. During this time he also put his bioengineering skills to use by implementing the 3D printing of surgical guides, making major corrective surgeries faster and more accurate for his patients.
Dr. Ware chose a career in oral and maxillofacial surgery in part because it provided him with the opportunity to combine his passion for dental medicine with his mechanical skills and bioengineering background, as well as the multitude of ways in which he could positively impact another person’s quality of life.
Dr. Ware enjoys the outdoors, especially being on the water and fishing. He loves trying new restaurants and other culinary experiences. He loves spending time with friends and family, especially his son Finnley and wife Morgan. He is passionate about providing the best care possible for his patients and positively impacting others whenever possible.