Meet the Doctors
Shawn R. Kennedy, DDS
Dr. Shawn R. Kennedy completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburg in 1995. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1999, and he received his specialty certificate and Master's Degree in endodontics from the Ohio State University Graduate Endodontic Program.
Dr. Kennedy has extensive training in Advanced MicroEndodontics and MicroSurgical Endodontics.
He is an active member in the American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, North Carolina Tar Heel Endodontics Association and Western Carolina Dental Society.
His hobbies include golfing, hunting, and snow skiing.
James C. Ewing, DDS
Dr. Ewing grew up in Houston, TX and graduated form Texas A&M University. He attended Dental School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Fort Carson, CO. Dr. Ewing completed his endodontic training with the U.S. Army Endodontic Program at Fort Gordon, GA in conjunction with the Medical College of Georgia.
Free time is spent running and participating in triathlons, coaching youth sports, and spending quality time with his family. Dr. Ewing is a proud veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the US Army.
Alison Mancia, DMD
Dr. Alison Mancia grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Science Degree. After obtaining her degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Mancia moved to New York City to further her education. She completed a two year residency for advanced training in general dentistry at Montfiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. Dr. Mancia worked in private practice as a general dentist until she decide to pursue specialty training in endodontics at NYU Langone Hospital.
Dr. Mancia is an active member of the American Association of Endodontics, North Carolina Endodontic Society and American Dental Association. Dr. Mancia is married to a local oral surgeon in the area, Dr. Ben Manica, and they have a son, Maceo. In her spare time, Dr. Mancia enjoys exercising, learning Spanish and traveling with her family!
Brandon Chasteen, DMD
Dr. Brandon Chasteen is originally from Greenville, South Carolina and completed his undergraduate studies at Wofford College. He attend dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. After graduating, Dr. Chasteen worked for three years as a general dentist in Westminster, South Carolina. He was selected for specialty training in endodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he served as the chief resident.
Brandon met his wife, Mason, at the Medical University of South Carolina. Mason is a Physician Assistant, with special training in TMJ disorders. They welcomed their first child, Timothy, in June of 2021 and they enjoy spending time with their border collie, Artie. Brandon spends his free time fishing, running and restoring old cars and homes.