Meet Dr. Schaefer
Dr. Schaefer is a native of the St. Louis area, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He went on to complete is Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the University of Florida, and a three-year Periodontics residency at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. During the final year of his advanced training, Dr. Schaefer was chosen by his faculty and colleagues to serve as Chief Resident in Periodontics.
He has also earned certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. This is a rigorous process consisting of written and oral examinations covering all aspects of periodontal treatment and dental implants.
Dr. Schaefer maintains membership in the American Academy of Periodontology, Midwest Society of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Greater St. Louis Dental Society, and the International Congress of Oral Implantology.