417 Smiles is proud to partner with Ozarksfirst.com as the professionals in family and implant dentistry. We offer a broad array of services to serve your families dental health needs, and to make sure that 417 Smiles!

We offer advanced care for all ages and specialize in family dentistry. Having worked in dentistry in Springfield for decades, the Bauer family is proud to have served the area’s families for generations. We are always welcoming new patients to our family and building plans that focus on the positive health outcomes they desire. All the while, our family of dentists is constantly studying the most advanced techniques in the field so we can provide your family the gentle, compassionate, and effective care it needs.

Some of the key services we offer include:

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The new patient special includes an exam, pano, polish, and x-ray! Available every day at 417 Smiles and 417Smiles.com

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Meet the doctors:

Nathan Bauer D.D.S., was born and raised in Springfield, Mo. He graduated from Springfield Catholic High School and went on to graduate from Benedictine College. He received his D.D.S. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. Dr. Bauer was then selected to be a resident in Advanced General Dentistry, where he was instructed in restorative implants and cosmetic dentistry, among other arms.

Dr. Bauer’s experience in dentistry did not begin in dental school. During summer and winter vacations from college, he worked as a laboratory technician at Edmond’s Dental Laboratory. His father, Jim, is the General Manager at the lab and Dr. Bauer has wonderful memories of visiting his dad at the lab as a child.

Sara M Bauer D.D.S., graduated from the University of MO-Columbia in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. In May 2007, she graduated from the University of MO-Kansas City Dental School and is currently involved in the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association and Greater Springfield Dentist Society. She was born and raised in Springfield, MO and is excited to be practicing in her hometown.

Seema Nair D.D.S., My name is Dr. Seema Nair. I was born in Berlin, Germany and then spent a lot of my childhood in India. I graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2016 and I worked at Jordan Valley community Health center till 2020. I am blessed with two kids, a 10-year-old son and a 15-month-old daughter. After my daughter’s birth I took some time off to be with her. This is when a wonderful opportunity arose to work with Dr. Nathan Bauer and Dr. Sara Bauer. I am very excited to join this great team and truly love practicing the art of dentistry. I live in Springfield with my two kids and husband who is a cardiologist at Mercy.

I enjoy the outdoors, knitting, travelling and most of all, spending quality time with my husband and two kids.From our family to yours, we want to make sure that 417 Smiles!

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