Glen H. Petteway, D.D.S. , P.C.

About Us

We are the leaders in Springfield Cosmetic Dentistry and Dentures.

Petteway Dentistry will do everything possible to exceed your expectations.

Smiles are important! From pictures with family to meeting new friends, your smile helps you make a great impression. Some people hide their smile because they are not happy with their teeth. Cosmetic dentistry helps people get the smile they’ve always wanted. Don’t hide your smile, fix it with cosmetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening, dental crowns, or porcelain veneers, and dentures done the right way the first time.
Dr. Petteway is one of the area’s only Prosthodontists. With over 30 years experience and his unique education and training, you are assured the most comfortable fit and best quality dentures in the area. Dr. Petteway makes the dentures right in his own lab, so you can be confident that your set of dentures will be perfect for you.



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Dr. Glen H. Petteway
1200 East Woodhurst Drive
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 887-7114
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Understanding the Different Dental Specialties

Do you need a dentist or an orthodontist? Where do you go for more serious gum issues?There are many types of dentists to handle the problems you face, but knowing the differences in the care they offer can be confusing.

To help clear up the confusion we wanted to go over the main types of dental specializations:

General dentists are called “family dentists” and they provide regular dental care like  cleanings, preventative care, fillings, and repairing cracked teeth.

An Orthodontist is the specialist you’d go to for braces. Their goal is to help improve your bite and restore proper function.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are medically trained specialists who handle complex tooth extractions, surgical jaw corrections, cleft palate surgeries, and more.

Periodontists specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating various types of gum issues.

A Prosthodontist creates oral prostheses to replace damaged or missing teeth or to repair larger issues with the jaw. The work they do is both cosmetic and reconstructive in cases of traumatic injury.