40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

  • JUSTIN SHORT

JUSTIN SHORT

  • St. Louis
  • Des Peres Dentistry

Age:

32

Name of Practice:

Des Peres Dentistry

Specialty:

General, with emphasis on Cosmetics and Implants

Education:

DMD, Southern Illinois University


Why He Was Nominted

Dr. Short has quickly become the go-to dentist in St. Louis for smile improvements and makeovers; he has extensive training in cosmetics, implantology and sedation dentistry. He dedicates Thursdays and Fridays to complimentary patient consultations.

Inspiration

Helping patients understand that a pain-free tooth isn’t necessarily a healthy one — and then delivering results.

Exciting New Trend

Implants, and the increasing strength of porcelain restorations.

Favorite Office Music

“Justin Timberlake. It’s not every day you get to place implants to ‘SexyBack.’ ”