Dr. Shane Wingler : General Dentistry

Southern Dental Associates is pleased to announce and welcome Dr. Shane Wingler to our practice.

Background and Education

Dr. Wingler is a native of Wilkes county, growing up in Ferguson NC, and a graduate of West Wilkes High School. Having spent a lot of time in the dental chair as a child he developed a passion for dentistry at a young age. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biology, minor in chemistry, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a recent graduate from the UNC School of Dentistry, a school widely considered one of the nation’s best dental schools, particularly known for it’s top-tier Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) education program.

Dr. Wingler has kept a commitment to continue education since graduating, particularly in the field of dental implants. He completed the Implant Pathway Continuum in Tempe, Arizona by providing free care to Veterans and abused women all while earning his credentials for Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.


Dr. Wingler is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Outside of Work

Dr. Wingler is an avid sportsman. He spends a substantial time outdoors fishing, hunting, hiking, and spending time on the water. When not outside, or cheering on his Tar Heels, he enjoys spending time with his family, wife, and their chocolate Labrador.

Dr. Wingler is exceptionally excited to move back home, serving and supporting our local community and surrounding areas.

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