Our Bolivar Dental Office

Bolivar Smiles Dentistry is committed to helping patients maintain positive oral health and feel great about the appearance of their smiles.

Keeping our care accessible and convenient for as many families in Bolivar as possible is very important to us. Our office is located in north Bolivar just off of Highway 83 in the CMH Professional Building. If you have any questions for our friendly front office team, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Dr. Chad

Dr. Chad Guerra

Dr. Chad Guerra attended Brigham Young University and graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a minor in Chemistry. He spent a year teaching before ultimately deciding to pursue a career in dentistry. Dr. Chad went on to attend the Medical College of Georgia and graduated in 2006 with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Chad has been a member of the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, and the Greater Springfield Dental Society, as well as the Academy of General Dentistry. He believes in staying up to date with the latest dental practices and technologies. Along with continuing education in general dental areas, Dr. Chad has completed extensive training in implantology and Invisalign®. His attention to detail and gentle touch ensure his patients receive only the best of care.

Dr. Chad’s faith and family are the things he values most. He is fluent in Spanish, an avid soccer player, and enjoys playing the guitar and singing. Before moving to Bolivar, he married his wife, Michelle. Together, they are raising their family of three little boys, Liam, Max, and Chaz, and a daughter named Felicity.

Dr. Pulsipher

Dr. Pulsipher

Dr. Pulsipher and his wife Abby were both raised in Stockton, Missouri, and graduated from Stockton High School in 2003. They have four amazing children, two boys and two girls that they love spending time with. As a family, they enjoy just about everything the Missouri outdoors has to offer! Before pursuing a career in dentistry, Dr. Pulsipher spent most of his time working on the family dairy farm and repairing sailboats at the local sailboat center. When the decision to become a dentist was made, he attended Missouri State University and received his bachelor’s degree. He continued his education at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.

State-of-the-Art
Dental Technology


Our office is equipped with up-to-date dental technology to keep our care efficient, effective, and comfortable.

Air Abrasion

Air abrasion removes tooth decay with a powerful stream of air. Air abrasion is quieter than most dental drills, and it’s more precise and often faster to use than traditional dental drills.

CEREC® Technology

Our office has an onsite milling machine that can design and create permanent dental crowns in one visit, removing the need for temporary crowns and multiple appointments.

Digital X-Rays

Digital X-rays capture highly detailed images that are available for our team to review within seconds. We also use 3D X-rays to get a complete picture of the patient’s teeth and jaws.

Intraoral Camera

Intraoral cameras are handheld devices that stream live video to a monitor. Dentists use them to get a closer look at the patient’s teeth and gums, and the patient can also see what their dentist is seeing.

Isolite System

Isolite devices provide patients with a comfortable place to rest their jaw during procedures while simultaneously suctioning saliva and illuminating the inside of the patient’s mouth.

Soft-Tissue Laser Therapy

While it may sound intimidating, laser gum therapy is more comfortable and precise than traditional gum treatments, and it promotes a faster healing process post-treatment.

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Convenient Dental Care
for the Whole Family

At Bolivar Smiles Dentistry, we place a high priority on keeping our care convenient and efficient. We offer same-day treatment post-diagnosis whenever possible to reduce the number of trips that patients have to make to our office. We also offer prompt emergency dental care, so should you or anyone in your household ever need to see an emergency dentist in Bolivar right away, our team is here to assist. Before you visit our office for an emergency appointment, we just ask that you give our front office a quick call so we can prepare our staff and a treatment room.

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