Meet The Doctor

Get to know our devoted Metropolis family & Cosmetic Dentist

John H. Shelton, DMD

Dr. Shelton is a graduate of the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, where he received first- rate training in all aspects of general dentistry. Dr. Shelton was raised in Metropolis, Illinois, and attended Metropolis High School, which he graduated from in 1979. He chose to return to his hometown to continue in the traditions of a 50+ year-old dental practice that is still successful today.

Through a combination of state of the art technology, sensible treatment plans and genuine devotion to the unique needs of each patient, Dr. Shelton preserves healthy teeth and gums, alleviates oral discomfort and improves the appearance of smiles on a daily basis. An experienced dentist with a grasp of the most innovative, minimally invasive new procedures, Dr. Shelton is dedicated to lifelong learning through continuing education courses, in vast areas including, implants, braces, and esthetic dentistry.