All our professionals at Dental Arts Dr. James McHenry, Dr. Sharvil Shah, & Dr. Samuel Fandino maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
James McHenry, D.D.S.
Dr. James McHenry, D.D.S., an extensively experienced and highly skilled dentist, is regarded by many as a leader in the field of cosmetic dentistry. Known for his outstanding clinical skills, combined with professionalism and an artistic vision, Dr. McHenry makes his patients his top priority.
Dr. McHenry's formal education and training are second to none. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan one year early, allowing him to enroll at the University of Detroit’s Dental School, where he was younger than most of his fellow students. He graduated from the university’s dental school in 1980. Dr. McHenry, who was born and raised in a pleasant suburb just west of Detroit, chose Plymouth, Mich., as the home for his new practice, Dental Arts . He was drawn to the small-town feel of this friendly community.
Dedicated to keeping his skills current, Dr. McHenry completed extensive continuing education coursework after he graduated from dental school. These courses included intensive, hands-on cosmetic dentistry, taught by instructors from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Courses also included advanced courses in dental implants at the renowned Misch Implant Institute. Dr. McHenry is a graduate of the Nash Cosmetic Institute and he has earned a number of certifications for his mastery of F.O.R.C.E. (Faculty for Orthodontic Research and Continuing Education) braces.
His professional dental industry memberships include the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Michigan Dental Association. Dr. McHenry is also a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the American Society of Osseointegration.
For over 30 years, Dr. McHenry has treated those in need of extensive cosmetic treatment, dental implants and orthodontic care using the latest dental techniques and technology to obtain life-changing results.
Dr. Sharvil Shah
Dr. Sharvil Shah grew up in the Ann Arbor area and attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate studies. After finishing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Shah went directly to dental school at the University of Louisville, one of the top ranked dental schools in the country.
While in dental school, Dr. Shah excelled academically while also contributing to the community. He won the prestigious Psi Omega Achievement Award and volunteered his time through many dental service organizations. He especially cherishes the mission trips he went on to Belize where he was able to help the local population there through providing free dental care.
After graduating dental school, Dr. Shah has only increased his knowledge of complex dental procedures through conferences and continuing education seminars. Dr. Shah has extensive knowledge in root canal therapy, replacing missing teeth with dental implants and all forms of extractions. Dr. Shah is also very knowledgeable in restorative dentistry and Invisalign technology to straighten teeth. He is an active member of the Michigan Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Shah believes in developing a relationship with his patients and genuinely getting to know them and their family. He provides the best care to his patients in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. He is very excited to join the great team here at Dental Arts! Outside the office, Dr. Shah is an avid sports fan, especially University of Michigan sports. If he’s not at a Michigan football or basketball game, he is most likely spending time with his family and his two dogs, Wilbur and Mowgli.
Dr. Samuel Fandino
At the age of 23, Dr. Fandino graduated the youngest in his class from the University Of Detroit/Mercy School Of Dentistry in 1994. He has been faithfully serving the dental needs of Metro Detroit ever since. With years invested in continuing education, Dr. Fandino has trained in performing procedures that many other dentist often refer out, including periodontal surgery, implant restoration, root canals, and complex full mouth rehabilitation.
In the area of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Fandino has decades of clinical experience in blending natural esthetics with healthy function. He will be happy to show you before and after photos of the countless cosmetic cases he has completed throughout the years. His goal is to give you the exceptional smile you've always wanted, and he has the skills, patience, and experience to deliver.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Fandino has a wide array of interests. He enjoys performing as a professional musician. He has performed in many local bands and shows throughout Metro Detroit. In 2000 and 2001, he represented Michigan in Guitar Center's Guitarmageddon Midwest Regional Finals guitar contest 2 years in a row. Dr. Fandino also holds a blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do and has been practicing martial arts for over 30 years. Strong in his Christian faith, he is very happily married and has 2 beautiful twin daughters. Dr. Fandino is also bilingual and speaks Filipino (Tagalog) fluently. He enjoys physical fitness, cooking, recording in his music studio, and spending as much time with his family as he can.