Meet The Dentist

Dr. Brian Hearring is a dentist in Petersburg, Illinois who provides exceptional care to ensure that you and your family keep a healthy, and beautiful smile. Dr. Hearring is a 2008 graduate of Southern Illinois University’s School of Dental Medicine and has been in private practice since his graduation.

Dr. Hearring is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois, and is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Illinois State Dental Society and the GV Black District Dental Society.

Dr. Hearring and his wife, Elizabeth live in Sherman, Illinois with their three children.  Both he and his wife are from small towns and are very excited for the opportunity to raise their children in a community like Sherman. Dr. Hearring is active in community and charitable work—he is an active Mason and Ansar Shriner.

Dr. Arnold was born and raised in Springfield Il. She graduated from Glenwood High School before going to college at Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville where she received her BS in Biological Sciences. She went on to SIU School of Dental Medicine where she received her D.M.D. in 2011. Following graduation she started her career in Pana, IL before returning to Springfield to work in a community health clinic. Dr. Arnold has a passion for helping children feel at ease when visiting the dentist office and looks forward to helping you with all your oral healthcare needs.

Dr. Arnold enjoys hanging out with her family and friends. She enjoys spending time outdoors working in the garden, soaking up the sun, and walking her beloved dogs Leroy and Hank.

Dr. Arnold is an active member of the following organizations:
G.V. Black Dental Society
Illinois State Dental Society
American Dental Association

Dr. Arnold and her dogs

Learn More About Our Team

Our dentist, Dr. Brian Hearring, and our team of dental care professionals is dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients. We know that a healthy, beautiful smile can brighten the outlook of both your emotional and physical health. We want to help you to understand your dental care and procedures at every step of the process. We provide comprehensive care including education and prevention, monitoring of dental health including exams of your teeth and gums, oral cancer screenings, x-rays, replacement of missing teeth, restoration of teeth with fillings, providing additional treatments due to infection, and repairs related to bone loss or breakage. On our website, you can find out more about the measures we take to provide comfortable care and our services. We look forward to serving you and your loved ones.

Do you have questions, or would you like to schedule an appointment?

Please contact us online or call (217) 632-2077.

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