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 TMD

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) is a misunderstood condition that often goes undiagnosed and untreated.  We wanted to take a little time to talk about this condition, including what it is and what you can do about it.

The temporomandibular joint is complex and unlike any other one in your body. It allows the complicated motion needed for eating but sometimes it also causes problems, like in cases of TMD. Some of the most common symptoms of TMD include:

●       Pain, tenderness or tired jaw muscles

●       Migraines or ringing in the ears

●       Trouble opening your mouth widely

●       Clicking or popping when opening or closing your mouth

Poorly aligned teeth, teeth grinding, or even car accidents can lead to TMD. Unfortunately, if left untreated TMD can lead to larger dental problems. If you suspect you have this condition, see a dentist as soon as possible to diagnose and create a treatment plan based on your unique situation.