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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

James Shaner, DDS

“Dentistry is a rewarding profession that allows you to help people and still be able to spend quality time with family.”

My Mission

“My goal is to treat my patients with compassion and to skillfully complete their dental treatment utilizing the highest quality services available.”


  • UMKC Dental School – Kansas City, MO
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Shaner continues to seek out advanced training opportunities in order to stay up to date on the latest techniques and trends in dentistry. He is a member of the Southeast Missouri Dental Society, Missouri Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Shaner enjoys golf, snow skiing and fishing. He has three children, James Todd, Jarred and Rebecca, and is married to Carla.