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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

James Fetsch, DMD

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Fetsch, DMD is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

"Working as a dentist has been an amazing experience. Possessing the ability to change someone’s life for the better in so many different ways – it’s quite remarkable."

My Mission

"My mission is fairly simple – to provide the most proficient, compassionate dental care possible in the most comfortable environment possible. I also hope to educate my patients on the benefits of lifetime care and maintaining oral hygiene; providing them with the insight needed to enjoy a lifetime smile."

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Alton, IL
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Completed over 1000 hours of CE including courses in IV sedation, implant placement, restorations and orthodontics

Member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association and American Society for Dental Aesthetics

Personal Attention Professional Care

"My patients’ well being is of utmost importance to me, so they can expect my full undivided attention every time they come in. They deserve the best from me, so to ensure they receive that, I will take every opportunity available to further advance my dental knowledge and skills through continual education. That way, my patients’ dental needs will be met using the most up-to-date technology and techniques."

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Fetsch currently resides in O'Fallon, MO with his wife Jennifer and children, Ryan and Jake. He coaches his sons’ baseball teams and in his free time, Dr. Fetsch enjoys playing baseball with his boys, riding road bikes, running and other outdoor activities.

Abbey Smith, DMD

“It’s a beautiful thing, when your passion and your career become one in the same. What’s even more beautiful is to create happy, healthy smiles, because everyone smiles in the same language.”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to always maintain a passionate commitment to ethical delivery of oral health care to all. I also dedicate myself to the profession by continually seeking dental education and knowledge to provide the best care for my patients.”

Education

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Bachelor of Science – Edwardsville, IL (2010)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Master of Science – Edwardsville, IL (2012)
  • Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Illinois, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Downers Grove, IL (2016)

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Smith is currently an active member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, American Dental Association and Missouri Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Smith currently resides in Kirkwood, Missouri with her husband, Luke, and their dog, Maddy. When she isn’t practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, exercising, traveling, going to the movies and being outdoors.