Dr. Deborah Shoemaker is pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to her neighbors here in the Shepherdsville area. She feels very honored that Exceptional Dentistry has invited her to be a part of their fantastic dental team.
Dr. Shoemaker was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She attended Ballard High School and Murray State University on an athletic scholarship for rowing. She moved back to Louisville and earned her dental degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. She has taken numerous postgraduate education courses, specifically selecting programs focusing on neuromuscular dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and comprehensive care. Dr. Shoemaker trains at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, where she learns from the best in dentistry. Additionally, Dr. Shoemaker was the first dentist in the Kentuckiana area to become certified in Strickland's "Denture Fountain of Youth" technique, which creates a premium denture for a youthful appearance. Dr. Shoemaker is sedation certified and prides herself on putting her patients at ease.
Dr. Shoemaker also has a thriving private practice in Jeffersonville, Indiana. In order to fully support her patients and fellow team members, Dr. Shoemaker maintains professional memberships in the American Dental Association, Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics, Academy of General Dentistry, Southern Indiana Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Spear Study Club, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Shoemaker is a 2011 Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics Legacy Award winner, and you may have seen her feature in Louisville Magazine in 2012.
Dr. Shoemaker has been married to her husband, Ron, for 12 years. Ron has been working in emergency medical and fire service for 23 years. They have one son, Brock, who attends the St. Edward School where they are active parishioners. When Dr. Shoemaker is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, being at the lake, and engaging in her newest Pinterest project.