Dr. Teresa Morris, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
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Dr. Teresa Morris, DDS
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.

Teresa Faye Morris DDS PC

3259 E Sunshine St Ste K

Springfield, MO 65804

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Dr. Teresa Morris, DDS

Dr. Teresa Morris, DDS

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 3 More

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Care Philosophy

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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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
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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
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Imaging
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Sealant
  • Denture Repair
  • Lower Dentures
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

Background Check

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Morris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morris to family and friends
2.8
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Morris' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Springfield, MO |
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 me for my long wait Currently looking for new dentist ... again!
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
Springfield, MO |
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 indicate that she can't do what needs to be done unless you come back. After scheduling a half a day off on 2 occasions and not receiving service, but did receive a bill, she is not worth my time.
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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Dr. Morris accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Advantage 6350
    Aenta HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan Most of Idaho Basic
    Aetna Aexcel
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna PPO
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    20/20 Plus Plan
    Ameritas PPO
    My Dental Plan
  • Assurant Health
    DHA
    DHA Premier
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
    Delta Insurance
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • Guardian
    Dental
    Guardian PPO
  • Humana
    Advantage Plus
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Commercial PPO
    Dental PPO
  • MetLife
    MetDental
    MetLife PPO
    SafeGuard Dental PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
    Principal Financial Group PPO
  • Principal Life
  • United Concordia
    Dental
    Dental PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Dental
    United Healthcare

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