Longtime St. Joseph Dentist Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

A spokesperson at the St. Joseph office says they do not plan to close the practice.

Posted: Jun 4, 2018 3:52 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A well-known dentist in St. Joseph passed away over the weekend.


Dr. Dennis Myers died of a heart attack, according to his office.

Myers was at the Lake of the Ozarks when he suffered the heart attack. He was life-flighted to a St. Louis hospital where he died.

Dr. Myers practiced dentistry for more than 30 years. He had an office in St. Joseph as well as Troy, Kansas.

A spokesperson at the St. Joseph office says they do not plan to close the practice. The office will still be open and maintained by an associate dentist.

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