Dr. Joseph Shea, DDS

ProsthodonticsMaleAge 66

Prosthodontics

Dr. Joseph Shea, DDS is a Prosthodontics Practitioner in Saint Louis, MO and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Michigan / School of Dentistry in 1989. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Joseph Shea, DDS

Saint Louis Prosthodontics

3701 S Lindbergh Blvd Ste 201 Saint Louis, MO 63127
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Shea's conditions and procedures:

  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Composite Fillings
  • Dentures
  • Edentulism
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Lower Dentures
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Loss
  • Upper Dentures

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(314) 645-0396

Dr. Shea's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shea

3.8

Based on 32 ratings

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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 03, 2022
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Implant
I appreciate his polite treatment. I was impressed with his professional skills. I really love my new teeth.
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Oct 24, 2022
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Very professional
Every time I have been to his office, he and his staff are absolutely wonderful and caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 24, 2022
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Very professional and helpful!! From the first visit to the last-great experience and will continue my dental care there!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 24, 2022
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Very Pleased and Appreciative
Dr. Shea and his staff are always very pleasant and helpful. I also needed oral surgery and the doctor he referred me to was excellent. I've had 2 occasions when I needed to get into his office due to old crowns that cracked off, and they got me in quickly and made me comfortable while a treatment plan was initiated. I feel very comfortable recommending Dr. Shea and his office to anyone.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Laurie Koetting – Sep 28, 2022
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Horrible Inattentive and greedy Did not return a deposit for no work done! $642! Be warned he is the loan shark of dentists.
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Deborah Perez – Nov 05, 2021
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Dr. Shea is an artist and perfectionist. I would recommend Dr. Shea to everyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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DonfromWaterloo – Jul 23, 2021
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I feel Dr Shaw is very knowledgeable and with his updated equipment he can tackle any problem you may have! My experience with him and his office has been kind and helpful!.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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K. Saeger – Apr 23, 2020
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I paid Dr. Shea $2,000 for a lower plate. He said no problem. Then said lab would not make it. He had extra teeth and he would make it. It did not fit properly. I bit my cheeks when I chewed. After 2 adjustments with no improvement, I returned it. No refund tho. He was very rude and nonprofessional. STAY AWAY!!
7 people found this helpful
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Kathern Blair – Jan 20, 2020
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I finally found a dentist who could restore the crown on my implant after being without a tooth for 1.5 years. Only a couple hours after getting my new crown it feels like it is a tooth that has been there all along. The customer service by the office staff and Dr Shea is beyond compare. Thank you!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Carolyn Odom – Aug 21, 2019
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Dr. Shea was abusive to his staff and (surprise!) to me, his patient, as well. When I asked staff members what was wrong with him they had the excuses ready: housing issues, sick wife, etc. A professional should leave his personal problems and anger management issues at home. I had X-rays, cone beam scans, pano X-rays sent to him after my first consultation. During my second consultation, it became readily apparent that he hadn't even looked at this information. He told me I needed close to 50K worth of work but since I was the victim of poor prior dental work he would reduce his fee if the total amount was paid upfront. As if. Found a different prosthodontist and am getting the help I need and it doesn't resemble Dr. Shea's treatment plan. Run.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
9 people found this helpful
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Aug 20, 2019
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He was extremely rude to his assistant and very impatient. The shading/color of my son's bridge is way off. His office staff(front office) are very rude and not accommodating to requests. When a complaint was filed I was called "incredibly ignorant" and told my wishes were "poorly conceived."
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May 21, 2019
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Dr. Shea charaged $6000 for an appliance that was poorly designed and which other professionals were unable to repair when it broke within the first year. Dr. Shea refused to reimburse any part of this fee and I now have to pay someone who knows what they are doing the same amount, and to start all over with this dental issue. He is rude to his staff and to his patients, and is not someone I could ever recommend.
8 people found this helpful
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May 03, 2019
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I needed extensive dental work, every tooth, crown & implants for missing teeth. Dr. Shea gave me an estimate (he could not tell me the oral surgeons actual cost) & a discount if I paid cash (yay). He followed the treatment plan, referred me to an excellent oral surgeon (the implants never hurt) provided temps that the oral surgeon could work around that looked better than my teeth. Dr. Shea gave me a smile again!They were placed yesterday, I cried happy tears all the way home.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Cheryl Richerson in Defiance, MO – Mar 02, 2018
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I am usually terrified of dentists but Dr. Shea was able to make me feel comfortable, aware of his confidence, knowledge and ability. I recommend him and his competent an d caring staff to anyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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JoAnn R in St Louis, MO – Nov 29, 2016
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Care Philosophy

As the only Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics in full-time practice in the greater St. Louis area, I strive to treat patients to the highest...Read more

Practice Areas

  • Prosthodontics

Education

1999
Fellow, American College Of Dentists
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Diplomate, American Board Of Prosthodontics. 1993
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Fellow, American College Of Prosthodontists
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University of Michigan / School of Dentistry
Medical School
1978
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI / COLUMBIA CAMPUS
Undergraduate School
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What conditions does Dr. Joseph Shea, DDS treat?

Dr. Shea frequently treats the following conditions: Edentulism, Grinding of Teeth, and Tempormandibular Joint Pain. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Joseph Shea, DDS's office address?

Dr. Shea's office is located at 3701 S Lindbergh Blvd Ste 201, Saint Louis, MO 63127. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

How much experience does Dr. Joseph Shea, DDS have?

Dr. Shea has over 33 years of healthcare experience.

Locations

Practice

Saint Louis Prosthodontics3701 S Lindbergh Blvd Ste 201 Saint Louis, MO 63127
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St. Louis Prosthodontics

Sunset Hills Location3555 Sunset Office Dr Ste 200 Saint Louis, MO 63127
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