Dr. Hershell Steele, DDS

Dr. Hershell Steele, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hershell Steele, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Lehigh Acres, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He practices dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

Total Health Dentistry

5781 Lee Blvd Unit 103

Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Carrington
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare


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Dr. Steele's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Steele "Dr. Steele, DDS is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care. Upon completion of the five-year program, Dr. Steele, DDS will achieve a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) held by only 7% of general dentists in the United States, as well as increase access to dental care. Dr. Hershell Gene Steele served in the US Army before he was honorably discharged in 1992. He graduated from the University of Toledo in 1996 with a Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Science degree. He went on to earn his dental degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 2000. Dr. Steele then elected to spend an additional year of training in a general practice residency at the Medical University of Ohio, earning a General Practice Residency Certificate. Dr. Steele attends continuing education on a regular basis and is committed to quality care. He is a member of the World Future Society and American Society of Forensic Odontologists. His leisure interests include reading, writing, travel, ballroom dancing, foreign language, photography, firearms and spending time with his wife Terrie."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Steele "Mission Statement: To be advocates for people and their health beginning with the person, then the patient, their mouth and total health. To be able to help people make sense of the often complicated and expensive business of health care."

6  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics

17  Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • The University of Toledo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Medical University of Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Medical University of Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Golden Carver Award for Excellence in Restorative Dentistry, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Steele has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Forensic Odontologists, Member
  • World Future Society, Member

Dr. Steele's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steele to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Steele's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Steele is always very concerned about his patients well being. He always makes sure that any questions are answered...
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I went to this dentist office for several years and at first it was a good place to go however red flags popped up when I began getting overcharged for services and questioned this and was finally reimbursed. Also Dr Steel's wife was not qualified to run office and tried several times to charge me...more
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absolutely the worst dental experience I have ever had.Staff is always new and have no clue what their doing.Sat for three hours once for x/rays. Do yourself a favor never go to this place.
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I've seen him for years and he is absolutely the BEST most honest dentist that I've ever found. I have no idea why there are bad comments here! He's helped me out so much, even with discounts and low payments on my very extensive work. I had a particularly bad case but now all pain free and teeth...more
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My husband went there with pain from a tooth. His visit was over 2 hours long and he never once saw the doctor. The girl that examined him stated that he has no cavities but needed about $2000.00 worth of work done and sold him a water pic. That visit cost right at $250.00. About a month later, his...more
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