Cherilyn G. Sheets, D.D.S.
Dr. Cherilyn Sheets maintains a full-time private practice in Newport Beach, California for esthetic rehabilitative dentistry. She is an international educator, clinician, author and researcher and received numerous awards including the 2002 Gordon Christensen Award for Excellence in Lecturing, the 2004 USC School of Dentistry Alumnus of the Year Award, the 2006 Section Honor Award from the California Section of the Pierre Fauchard International Honor Dental Academy, the 2012 Lucy Hobbs Taylor Award for Lifetime Achievement, the 2012 Honorary Membership in the American College of Prosthodontists and the 2012 Master of Innovative Research Award from the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry. She is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy and the Academy of Dentistry International.
Dr. Sheets has published extensively in peer reviewed journals, sits on numerous dental publication advisory boards, is a member of the USC Ostrow School of Dentistry Board of Councilors and has given over 150 lectures worldwide. She is past president of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Association of Women Dentists and maintains active memberships in numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American Equilibration Society, the Pacific Coast Society of Dentistry, the Academy of Osseointegration and the Academy of Microscopic Enhanced Dentistry.. Dr. Sheets is also a Clinical Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry.
Dr. Sheets is Founder and Co-Executive Director of a non-profit teaching and research center, the Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute. She and James C. Earthman, PhD, Professor of Material Science and Bioengineering, University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Engineering, are leading research on energy dissipation in teeth and implants. They hold numerous US and International patents on the technology for quantitative percussion diagnostics.
Dr. Sheets is Chairman Emeritus of The Children's Dental Center and Founding Chairman of the National Children's Oral Health Foundation. Sheets and Paquette Dental Practice is also supportive of many Orange County charities.