Welcome to Nixa Dental!

Our team at Nixa Dental is honored to provide you with the highest level of general dental care, right here in the heart of Nixa, Missouri. Our staff looks forward to caring for each of our patients just like a member of our own family. We are proud to offer a full complement of family and general dentistry, including:

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Emily G. L. Sutherland, DDS

Dr. Sutherland wants to help you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile in the most comfortable environment possible. She wants to get to know you, listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and help you reach any goals you have for your smile.

Dr. Sutherland is originally from Houston, Texas. In 2000 she moved to Mississippi where she finished high school. She then completed a bachelor’s degree in English at the University of Mississippi. She married Springfield native, Mike Sutherland, in 2006, and they moved back to Springfield where Dr. Sutherland furthered her science education at Missouri State University. Dr. Sutherland obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UMKC School of Dentistry in 2013. She practiced in Kansas City until she joined Nixa Dental in May 2016.

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Our esthetic philosophy is focused on enhancing your natural beauty in a way that improves physiologic function and health. Dr. Sutherland is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Learn more about: Veneers, Teeth Whitening, Invisalign, Dermal Fillers, Botox & Xeomin

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Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that uses a clear aligner to straighten teeth without the use of metal braces. With Invisalign, there are no metal brackets or wires to detract from your smile while undergoing treatment.

Learn more about: Invisalign and schedule a consultation

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Family Dentistry

As Nixa’s family dentist, Dr. Sutherland and her team pride themselves on providing personalized dental care for your entire family. From the moment you walk in, our team will make you feel comfortable, welcomed, and cared for.

Learn more about: Exams & Cleanings and New Patient Specials


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Our Philosophy at Nixa Dental

In this office, our goal is to provide for you the highest quality of dental care in a warm, comfortable environment.

We will stress the prevention of oral diseases, and will endeavor to teach all of our patients how preventive dental care can help them to achieve happier, healthier lives.

Our promise to you, our patient, is to always listen, address your concerns, and work together to achieve your dental goals.

Our desire to seek out continuing education will provide us with the knowledge of the latest and best techniques to provide you, and the community, with the quality of dental care that you deserve.

We commit ourselves to care for you as though you are a member of our own family.

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