Wesley Scott Sherrell

Clinical Assistant Professor


  • DMD, Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University
  • Advanced Dental Education Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Oral Medicine Certificate, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Wesley Sherrell, DMD, is an Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine in the Division of Craniofacial and Surgical Care at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry.

His practice focuses on treating patients with salivary gland dysfunction; viral, bacterial, and fungal infections of the oral cavity; oral mucosal and vesiculobullous disease; oral changes related to systemic disease; oral complications from cancer/radiation therapy; headache disorders; temporomandibular disorders; burning mouth disorders; trigeminal and other neuralgias; and persistent idiopathic orofacial pain/atypical odontalgia.

His research interests include oral manifestations of systemic disease, oral cancer with no known risk factors, and novel therapeutics and management of oral pre-malignant and malignant lesions.

During his final year of residency, he was elected and served as the Chief Resident in the Department of Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.