Dr Justin ShortDr. Justin Short of Des Peres Dentistry has quickly become the go to cosmetic dentist in St. Louis for Smile Improvements and Complete Smile Makeovers, in addition to family dentistry.
Dr. Short was born and raised in St. Louis, graduating from St. Louis University with a B.A. in Chemistry, before attending Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine.

Besides family dentistry Dr. Short has had extensive training in Cosmetics, Implantology, and CAD-CAM Dentistry. Dr. Short has trained 1-on-1 with some of the best cosmetic dentists in the country including Dr. David Hornbrook (www.Hornbrook.com), Dr. John Kois (www.KoisCenter.com), and Dr. Jason Olitsky (www.SmileStylist.com). In 2011 Dr. Short was named 1 of the 40 dentists under 40 by Incisal Edge Magazine, and leading Dental publication. Dr. Short is also a published author.

Dr. Short’s philosophy is simple: Provide great service! Find out what your patient really wants, and when they are ready make it happen for them!

The difference between a good looking smile and a beautiful, natural-looking smile is in the details. Dr. Short has extensive cosmetic training and knows what to look for, and goes above and beyond to manage those details in each smile he designs. It does not matter if it is 1 tooth or Dr. Short is replacing 30 teeth, he and his team are going to make sure you love your smile!
The focus of Des Peres Dentistry is on the patient at all times. Both offices provide a warm, modern, and relaxed atmosphere. Dr. Short is always willing to provide free smile consultations to sit down and spend time with his patients to find out what their hopes and goals are concerning oral care and smile design.

Dr Justin Short with Patient“There are no agendas when meeting with patients. The understandable truth is that most people just do not realize how a beautiful smile can transform their self-image, confidence, and literally remove years from their face; often in a few non invasive, comfortable visits.” Dr. Short feels his role is simply to inform and discuss with patients the options available to them, and it is obvious he loves what he does! Dr. Short offers a number of treatment options to enhance your smile. There are many ways to meet your smile goals and work within your budget.