Dr. Teresa Morris, DDS

Dr. Teresa Morris, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Teresa Morris, DDS is a cosmetic dentistry practitioner in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 32 years. She practices cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.Read her story

3259 E Sunshine St Ste K

Springfield, MO 65804

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
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Dr. Morris' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Morris "Dr Morris has over 40 years of experience in dentistry. She started as a Dental Assistant, became a Dental Hygienist, and then went on to become a Dentist. She is a board-eligible Prosthodontist. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Greater Springfield Dental Association, Greater St Louis Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Academy of General Dentistry, Missouri Academy of General Dentistry, and Academy of Laser Dentistry. What Dr.Morris likes most about dentistry is getting to meet new patients and helping them achieve excellent dental health with HEALTHY TEETH AND GUMS. When she's not working, she enjoys scuba diving, sailing, boating, kayaking, snow skiing, photography, and gardening. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Morris "At COMPLETE DENTAL CARE, We know that  individuals with their own natural teeth are said to live ten years longer than people that are missing or have no teeth. Those without their own teeth tend to require prescription medications for gastrointestinal disorders. There is an old German phrase, "BE TRUE TO YOUR TEETH SO THAT YOUR TEETH WILL BE TRUE TO YOU". The meaning in English: To have excellent medical health, you must have excellent dental health. Our goal is to help you have as many natural teeth as possible. We want your teeth and gums to be HEALTHY, and for you to have a BEAUTIFUL SMILE! If you were to buy a new car, you would want your new car to last a long time. To make that possible, you must keep up with maintence as prescribed;oil changes, rotating tires,etc. Regular maintence is critical to maintain good oral health. We want to find problems when the problems are small. This is how we can keep the cost down. Neglect is expensive."
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12  Practice Areas

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry

24  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

26  Procedures

Background Check

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  • University Of Texas Health Science Center / Dental School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Texas / Dental Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Morris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morris to family and friends
34 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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Dr. Morris' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Best dentist ever. Been there 10+years
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I lost a good tooth because of her incompetence! I'm serious! She broke a drill bit off in my tooth so she had to extract the tooth! Do not go to her. I was in her chair for 3.5 hrs for a crown fitting! The deadening of the tooth wore off before she got back to me. Her employees were apologizing to...more
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If the tooth was extracted, why was a crown fitted, is a question I would ask this respondant. I do not remember this happening at all. I think I would remember this! Sometimes we do add treatment to the schedule with the understanding that scheduled patients are taken care of first. The patient that is added on to the schedule, does have to wait. I do this to get this, add on, patient out of pain. Dr Morris

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Her staff is good. She on the other hand is horrible. You never see her. And by the time you do, she has some excuse why whatever your issues are cannot be addressed at the current appointment. I have yet for her to do anything besides click the computer while in the room with me. the clicks always...more
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I do remember this patient. She came in after being out of the office for long time. She came in the last day of the year. She was late for her appointment. I did update her medical history, got new x-rays, updated her treatment plan, and the hygienist got her cleaning done. We did offer this patient to come in the next day. A day we were closed, to get some treatment done before the end of the year. She declined.This patient had about 30 hours of treatment to do. Dr Morris By then

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