Family Dentistry Services in Joplin, MO

We invite you to think of us as the friendly dental team you can always rely on. We offer a variety of services so we are able to take care of the many unique needs of our community, all in one place.


Anesthetics & Sedation

If you are worried about your treatment or experience dental anxiety, we can help ease your concerns with one of our patient relaxation options.

Oral Sedation

We can make sure you’re relaxed from the moment you come in for your appointment with oral conscious sedation. You simply take a prescribed pill right before your visit, and you’ll be completely at ease throughout your time with us.

  • Easy administration
  • Extremely effective for mild to moderate anxiety
  • Results in feelings of deep relaxation
  • Has few to no side effects

Nitrous Oxide

Otherwise referred to as laughing gas, nitrous oxide is one of the most common and safest anesthesia techniques used in dentistry. It is administered through a soft breathing mask.

  • Significantly reduces pain and anxiety
  • Takes effect in just a couple minutes
  • Used for both simple and complex procedures
  • Leaves patient the ability to talk with the dentist

General Dental Care - Team Dental of Joplin

Dental Hygiene Services

Need to find a neighborhood dentist in Joplin, MO for your routine check-ups? Team Dental provides preventive dental care that keeps your teeth and gums healthy. We do our best to make sure you don’t develop more serious problems in the future.

With general dentistry, we can make sure you avoid cavities, have healthy enamel, and protect your teeth from wear. Because we’re always thinking about your overall health, we also offer oral cancer screenings that let us detect concerns as soon as possible.

  • Cleanings
  • Debridements
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Periodontal Maintenance
  • Sealants
  • Desensitize Treatments for Sensitive Teeth
  • Fluoride (Foam, Varnish & Trays)
  • Custom Nightguards for Clenching, Grinding & Snoring
  • Custom Athletic Mouthguards
  • Patient Education
  • Comprehensive Evaluations
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Digital Radiographs

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Dr. Lemus works hard! He makes his patients feel at home, and he understands them so well. He makes sure to help them with their dental needs and is patient when it comes down to answering all of their questions!

— Mariah F.

Restorative Dental Care

If you need help with a specific dental concern, we can provide the treatments to get you back to smiling in no time.

Restorative dentistry allows us to replace missing teeth, repair cavities, take care of tooth pain, and more. We don’t want any of our patients to settle for a smile they aren’t proud of—let us get you beautiful teeth for a better life!

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Dr. Lemus is a great dentist! He will take the time to get to know you and offer the best care!

— Megan B.

Cosmetic Dentistry - Team Dental of Joplin

Cosmetic Dental Care

Team Dental can get you the picture-perfect smile you’ve been wanting.

With cosmetic dentistry, you’ll be able to adjust the shape and color of your teeth to create a smile you’ll want to show off.

  • Veneers
  • ZOOM!® In-Office Whitening
  • Custom Take-Home Whitening Trays
  • Botox
  • Tréz Clear Aligners

Tréz Clear Aligners - Team Dental of Joplin

Tréz Clear Aligners

Tréz clear aligners are an affordable clear aligner option that corrects orthodontic issues and straightens teeth quickly and effectively. They are completely removable, so patients can continue eating their favorite foods and brushing and flossing their teeth with ease. Tréz aligners are clear and very discreet as well, making them an excellent option for patients who don’t want to wear noticeable metal braces.

Dr. Ricardo Lemus is a wonderful person, and you will be in good hands at Team Dental of Joplin!

— Eva E.

Emergency Dental Care - Team Dental of Joplin

Emergency Dental Care

It can be stressful when dental emergencies pop up, but you can rest easy knowing that we’re here for you.

Don’t wait to see a dentist if you’ve experienced a dental injury—especially if you have severe pain, bleeding, or a lost tooth. While you can’t predict when urgent situations will come up, you can count on us to see you promptly. A part of our day is reserved for treating dental emergency cases, so we’ll be able to fit you in as soon as possible. We also have Saturday office hours, so you won’t have to wait until Monday to get the relief you need. Dental emergencies include:

  • Severe Toothache
  • Broken, Chipped, or Cracked Tooth
  • Loose or Knocked-Out Tooth
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