About Our Doctors

Providing Expert General & Cosmetic Dentistry!

At Ballas Dental Care, we are proud to have some of the best dentists in the Town & Country and St. Louis, Missouri area. Together with their experienced dental staff, Ballas Dental Care provides patients with quality and expert general and cosmetic dentistry.  View the rest of our staff here.

Dr. Douglas T. Watanabe

Dr-PhotoWatanabe.jpg"I am proud to have served patients in our community for over 45 years. Through continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment, we are able to offer you and your family the high level of care you're looking for. We will give you a warm welcome and our ongoing commitment to your dental health."
- Dr. Watanabe

Dr. Watanabe has been a well-respected dentist in the Town & Country area for well over 45 years, and he greatly enjoys serving his patients and community. He has trained with some of the world's top sedation dentists. Dr. Watanabe is rapidly becoming known as one of the St. Louis area’s leading sedation dentist and continues to treat his patients with quality care and integrity.

Memberships & Degrees:

  • Utah State University, Bachelor of Science, 1967
  • Washington University, Doctorate of Dental Surgery, 1971
  • American Dental Association
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy

Dr. William "Chip" Haines

Dr-PhotoHaines.jpgDr. William “Chip” Haines is Dr. Watanabe’s business partner,  he has worked at Ballas Dental Care for over 15 years. Dr. Haines was born and raised in Belleville, Illinois and graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Chip has three beautiful daughters and a feisty chocolate Lab. When Chip is not working, he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including tennis, water skiing and jogging. He is also an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues.

After his graduation from dental school in 2002, Dr. Haines continued his education by becoming a certified Invisalign® Provider. Also, he is a graduate of the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum and has had post-graduate training in advanced cosmetic dental procedures and sedation dentistry.

Dr. Haines keeps his treatment philosophy simple: "To treat each patient like they are a family member."

Memberships & Degree:

  • Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Doctorate of Dental Medicine
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • American Dental Association
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • Greater St. Louis Dental Society

Dr. Jan Olivier

Dr-PhotoOlivier.jpgDr. Jan Olivier has practiced dentistry for more than 20 years and previously worked as an intensive care Registered Nurse. After graduating from dental school, she completed a hospital dental residency. She says, "Your smile is the first thing people notice. If you're uncomfortable with yours, it can be transformed into the smile of your dreams!" Dr. Olivier returned to St. Louis so one of her two daughters could attend the Moog School for Deaf Education. She has practiced at Ballas Dental Care for the past 15 years.

Memberships & Degrees:

  • Graduate of Oregon Health Sciences University, Doctorate of Dental Medicine
  • St. Louis University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Certified in Oral Conscious Sedation

Schedule Your First Visit Today!
Ballas Dental Care is gladly accepting new patients, and we can’t wait to help you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile! Please contact us at our Town & Country, Missouri office, and one of our friendly staff members will be happy to answer your questions and schedule your appointment. We look forward to meeting you!