Traditional & Holistic Dental Care
Dr. Jessica Shireman DMD AIAOMT
Dr. Jessica Shireman is excited to bring holistic dentistry to Wilmington, NC. She and her family moved from Raleigh where she had a holistic practice for several years. She has a unique, patient-based approached to dentistry. She hold both SMART certification and is Accredited by the IAOMT in safe-mercury removal. She strives to keep up with safe and healthy dental treatments for patients. She has completed extensive continuing education in the Spear-based codiagnostic treatment planning methodology, ozone therapy and airway management and many other areas.
Dr. Shireman is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. She got her undergraduate degree from Grinnell College, in Grinnell, Iowa and attended dental school at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2009. During dental school, she completed a one-year research fellowship through Howard Hughes Medical Institute where she did research at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. She holds numerous patents and publications.
List, K, Currie, B, Scharschmidt T, Szabo R, Shireman J, et al. Autosomal Ichthyosis with hypotrichosis syndrome displays low matriptase proteolytic activity and is phenocopied in ST14 hypomorphic mice. Journal of Biological Chemistry. E-published on October 27, 2007. Cover article.
Sulek, J, Wagenaar-Miller RA, Shireman J, Molinolo A, Masden DH, Engelholm LH, Behrendt N, Bugge TH. Increased expression of the Collagen Internalization Receptor uPARAP/Endo180 in the Stroma of Head and Neck Cancer. Journal of Cytochemistry and Histochemistry. April 2007.
The effects of Oculo-Facio-Cardio-Dento Disorder (OFCD) on cell cycle regulation proteins. Poster Presentation. 42nd Annual Dental Students Conference on Research. March 2006.
US Patents: 20050061962, 20050121604.
Dr. Shireman enjoys traveling, cooking and hanging out with her husband and three kids (8 year old and 6 year old twins). Dr. Shireman enjoys furthering her knowledge of holistic dentistry and engages in 3-5 times the required amount of continuing education courses every year.