The Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery opened in 1984. Our mission is to provide our patients specialized dentistry with exceptional and personalized care. Dr. Begley and Dr. Sheets provide a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery ranging from facial trauma, reconstructive jaw surgery, and dental implant surgery to extractions and wisdom tooth removal.
The Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery has served the Southeast Missouri region for over 35 years with offices in Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff.
Dr. Randal Begley graduated from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, in 1986. He attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry, graduating in 1991. Immediately following graduation, Dr. Begley entered the United States Navy. He completed a one-year General Practice Residency (GPR) at Great Lakes Naval Base, followed by 2 years of general dentistry serving on the USS Whidbey Island at Little Creek, VA, taking him all over South America and Africa. His last year was spent at Oceana Naval Base in Virginia Beach, VA. After the Navy, he began residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He also attended UMKC School of Medicine, obtaining his MD degree in 1999. He completed his residency training in 2001. Dr. Begley is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Jay Sheets was born in Columbus, Ohio, and raised in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry. He completed residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Carle Foundation Hospital in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. In addition, he completed a year of training in anesthesiology at Carle Foundation Hospital. Following completion of residency, Dr. Sheets taught residents for two years and achieved certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He established his private practice in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in 1982, and has been in private practice since that time. In 2003, Dr. Sheets was appointed to serve on the Missouri Dental Board.