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Sherman & Miller PA

Jacksonville, NC

Dr. Robert L. Sherman and Dr. Stuart O. Miller

Robert L. Sherman, DDS

Dr. Robert Sherman hails from Tacoma, Washington.  He graduated from the University Of Washington School Of Dentistry in 1970, then joined the United States Navy serving in Southeast Asia.  After three years of specialty training at Bethesda Naval Graduate Dental School, Dr. Sherman was awarded a certificate in endodontic therapy.  He achieved Board Certification in 1985.  Dr. Sherman began private endodontic practice in Jacksonville, North Carolina after retiring from the Navy in 1989.

Dr. Sherman has served in several leadership positions including President of the Onslow County Dental Society and the North Carolina Endodontic Society.  He is a lifetime member of the American Dental Society and the American Association of Endodontics.  He was made an honorary alumnus of the North Carolina School of Dentistry in 1997.  He was elected to membership in the American College of Dentists, the International Society of Dentistry and the Cosmos Society of Washington, D.C.

He is married to Lucy Dadourion Sherman.  

Stuart O. Miller, DDS, MS

Dr. Miller is a native Tarheel.  He received his undergraduate degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his DDS degree from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.  He was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy while in dental school and upon graduation began a career as a Naval Dental Officer until retiring after 21 years of active duty service in 2010.  Dr. Miller received his Certificate in Endodontics from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, Maryland and his Masters of Sciences from George Washington University.  His academic achievements include board certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, research awards from the American Association of Endodontics and professional publications in the Journal of Endodontics and Navy Medicine.

Dr. Miller is very active in organized dentistry at the local, state and national level.  He is a current or past president of the Tarheel Endodontic Association, Southern Endodontic Study Group and Onslow County Dental Society.  He is also an active member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, and North Carolina Dental Society.  Dr. Miller has participated in multiple overseas dental missions and attends One Harbor Church.  He continues to integrate himself into the local business community as a member of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and it’s Military Affairs Committee.

Dr. Miller joined the practice of Dr. Sherman to become Sherman & Miller PA in 2010.  He and his wife, the former Tammy Norris of Jacksonville, along with their two children are delighted to live in the beautiful crystal coast area of North Carolina.  Dr. Miller’s goal is to provide the highest quality of endodontic treatment in a compassionate and comfortable atmosphere.

Jeffrey L. Hockett, DDS, MSD

Dr. Hockett is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina.  He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1994 and completed flight school earning his wings and serving 8 years as a Naval Flight Officer.  In 2006, he graduated from the University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry then completed his residency training in Endodontics at the University of Washington in Seattle where, in 2008, he earned his Specialty Certificate in Endodontics and Masters of Science in Dentistry.

Dr. Hockett served as a Navy Dental Officer and Endodontist in Norfolk, Virginia from 2008 to 2015.  There he served as Endodontic Department Head, Command Specialty Consultant for Endodontics, Senior Watch Officer, Assistant Clinic Manager and mentored residents in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) and General Practice Residency (GPR) programs.  He has extensive experience in civilian endodontic practice while stationed in the Hampton Roads area.

Currently, Dr. Hockett is an active duty staff Endodontist at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, where he also serves as the senior watch officer and mentors AEGD residents.  He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontists.  Dr. Hockett married his high school sweetheart, Tracy, and they have 4 children.  When not chasing his kids, he enjoys reading, exercising and an occasional round of golf.

Allen Rasmussen, DMD, MS

Dr. Rasmussen grew up in the western United States in Utah, California and Oregon.  While in undergraduate school at Brigham Young University he met his future wife, Anna.  He joined the United States Navy while attending dental school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he graduated in 2000.  Following dental school he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, California where he served until 2013, when he deployed to Afghanistan to provide dental support for US, coalition and Afghani forces.  From 2013 to 2015 he completed an advanced residency in Endodontics and a Masters of Science degree in Oral Biology at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, Maryland.

Following completion of his residency training, Dr. Rasmussen reported to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.  He currently serves as Endodontic Department Head, AEGD Endodontic Mentor, Endodontic Study Club President and staff Endodontist at Mainside Dental Clinic. He is completing the board certification process to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.  

Dr. Rasmussen and Anna have enjoyed 14 years of marriage, have four children ages 3 to 12 and a golden doodle dog named Roger.  Dr. Rasmussen enjoys watching college sports, playing basketball, relaxing with his family and traveling.