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25485 Lankford Hwy

Onley, VA 23418 United States


Spencer Shelley, DDS

Welcome to the office of Spencer Shelley, DDS! We provide a very inviting and relaxed space for your dental care in Onley, Virginia and the surrounding areas. We have been well-established and successful in our dental services since 2008. We understand that not everyone enjoys the dentist, and Dr. Spencer Shelley and our team want each patient to feel relieved and well taken care of, and to leave our office happy and laughing. Our dentist dedicates his practice to the art of tailoring dental care to your individual needs. We also utilize modern and advanced equipment, making your treatment more comfortable and convenient.

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8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm







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  • "Best in the business! Never knew going to the dentist could be pain free. A+"
    Jennie Rice
  • "I chipped a tooth on a Sunday and called on Monday to see if Dr Shelley could see me anytime soon. I was given an appointment the following morning. I am a new patient and Dr Shelled not only checked the tooth but also repaired it that day. I was impressed with the professionalism, the courtesy and the friendliness of the entire staff."
    Richard Jenkins
  • "I have know Spencer since he was a little boy. IAM very pleased he decided to come back to the shore with his Dental practice. I started .Seeing him when he opened his office in onley . He listens he's gentle. And he does a great job."
    Sharon Smith
  • "Always a pleasure coming here!! Dr. Shelley is amazing and all of the staff is great."
    Kayla Koerner
  • "Knowledgeable and friendly staff. No long waits. Highly recommend."
    Dana Penney