Meet the Doctor

Dr. Basil Shaikhly graduated from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry where he received numerous awards along with the distinction of being the valedictorian of his class.

Dr. Shaikhly practiced as a general dentist and gained valuable experience as a restorative dentist before deciding to seek his specialty training in endodontics. He has great empathy for patients suffering with dental pain and ultimately this guided him to become an endodontist. He feels that, “dental pain is one of the most severe suffering a human being can experience” and takes great pride in his ability to help alleviate patients’ pain and help them retain their natural teeth.

Dr. Shaikhly served as an educator at University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and enjoys teaching others to promote the advancement of dentistry and society in general. After private practice and teaching in San Francisco, Dr. Shaikhly completed his post-graduate studies and training at the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry Postgraduate Endodontic program. He was finally back in Texas where he always knew in his heart that he wanted to be!

Dr. Shaikhly is very passionate about endodontics and collaborating with other dentists in his area. He encourages all his patients and colleagues to feel free to reach out to him in person and he is excited to be a part of the Denton dental community and to positively contribute in saving natural teeth, managing dental pain, and treating endodontic diseases!

In his leisure time, Dr. Shaikhly enjoys spending time with his wife and young twin boys. They enjoy exploring nature and the outdoor attractions DFW has to offer and swimming and table tennis are some of the sports that get him charged up!


Dixon Scholarship Award for Academic and Leadership Excellence, 2014
International College of Dentists Student Leadership Award, 2015
Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Honor Society, 2015
Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society, 2015
Tau Kappa Omega, Honor Society, 2015
Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Award, 2015
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award, 2015
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Implant Award, 2015
San Francisco Dental Society Ethics Award, 2015
Kevin Campbell Alumni Association Service Award, 2015
Clinical Excellence Recognition, UOP, Dean Ferrillo, 2015
Univ of The Pacific Alumni Award, 2017
AAE Top Ten Table Clinic Award, 2018

Dr. Basil Shaikhly

Dr. Basil Shaikhly, D.D.S.

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