A Lawton native, Dr. Ernie Sheppard graduated from Eisenhower High School and later attended Texas Tech University on an athletic scholarship. He received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and was employed in international banking in Dallas until enrolling in Baylor College of Dentistry.
Since dental school, Dr. Ernie has completed numerous education courses with concentrations in orthodontics and fixed restorative procedures. He has supported the community by being involved in various civic causes such as Ambucs. He currently is the chairman of the Lawton Urban Renewal Authority and the Downtown Lawton Architectural Review Committee, and well as serving on the board of the Lawton Economic Development Authority.
In his time away from the office, Dr. Ernie enjoys hunting and playing golf.
Cindy Sheppard D.D.S.
Dr. Cindy Sheppard graduated from Wake Forest University and then from Baylor College of Dentistry. After graduation, she returned to the dental school to teach. Soon after, she and Dr. Ernie married and she moved to Oklahoma.
Dr. Cindy has served on the boards of Marie Detty Youth Services and the Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra as well as being involved in PTA and serving as President while their children were young. In her spare time, Dr. Cindy enjoys sewing and quilting, and has won two blue ribbons for her quilts in the Oklahoma State Fair.
Together, Drs. Ernie and Cindy have 3 children- Dr. Scott; Brooke, a Corporate Finance Associate in Oklahoma City; and Wade, a Mechanical Engineer in Houston.
Scott Sheppard, D.D.S
Dr. Scott Sheppard has always enjoyed Lawton and SW Oklahoma. He graduated from Eisenhower High School as valedictorian, and went on to receive his BBA in Management, as well as minors in Chemistry and Zoology, from the University of Oklahoma. He then attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. Thereafter, Dr. Sheppard joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, where he taught removable and fixed prosthodontics for a year. Dr. Scott joined Sheppard Family Dental Care in the summer of 2016, and has provided several new insights and techniques to the practice.
In his free time, Dr. Scott enjoys being in the Wichita Mountains and hunting, as well as staying up to date on the latest U.S. and economic news.
Dr. Ernie, Dr. Cindy and Dr. Scott Sheppard are members of: