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Delivering Exceptional Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Experiences
At Kansas City Dental Implants and Oral Surgery, we have a simple mission: We want to help you smile again with total confidence, something we accomplish through strong clinical skills and a seamless patient experience. We are here to put the needs of the patient first by emphasizing your comfort, safety, and wellbeing.
Brent F. Newby, DDS, MDExpand + Collapse –
Hailing from Western Kansas, Dr. Newby grew up believing in the power of honest work. He brings his strong work ethic to bear, emphasizing a compassionate, patient-first approach.
As a board-certified oral surgeon, he loves making a difference in his patients’ lives.
Brian E. Pannell, DDSExpand + Collapse –
Dr. Pannell loves being part of Kansas City Dental Implants and Oral Surgery, where he has total confidence in the entire team to provide high-quality, detail-oriented care.
Dr. Pannell is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Taylor L. Markle, DDSExpand + Collapse –
Dr. Markle is committed to improving patients’ lives through high-quality oral surgery, always striving to minimize pain and discomfort at each stage of the process.
He is proud to be a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Lawson B. Parker, DMDExpand + Collapse –
Dr. Parker grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, spending long, hot summers working for his father’s construction company.
He brings that same spirit of hard work to his role as a board-certified oral surgeon, where he goes above and beyond to minimize patient anxieties and provide optimal outcomes.
Solon T. Kao, DDSExpand + Collapse –
Dr. Kao is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and maintains a strong interest in improving patient quality of life through oral healthcare.
He is a well-rounded surgeon with a keen interest in dental implant surgery.
Matthew Wendahl, DMD, MDExpand + Collapse –
Dr. Wendahl pursued dentistry after considering careers in chemistry and medicine. He sees it as the perfect balance of material science, medicine, and surgery.
He is passionate about helping patients who are in pain and helping to restore their smiles.
Krista Lerner, DDSExpand + Collapse –
Dr. Lerner has extensive training in dentoalveolar and dental implant surgery, oral pathology, facial trauma, orthognathic, reconstructive, and TMJ surgery.
She is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon who is proud to serve the Kansas City community.
“It’s the way they treat their patients that immediately put me at ease. They took me step by step through everything that was going to happen to me, so I didn’t have any fears. They reassured me that I was going to be well taken care of.”
One of our goals as a practice is to ensure that you are fully informed and able to make the best decisions about your care and recovery. We welcome you to check out our collection of resources, including information about oral surgery, aftercare, and more.
Hear What Our Patients Have To Say
“Would give 5+ stars if possible. Strongly recommend KC Dental Implants. The staff is great, taking the time to answer all questions and clearly explain the process.”
“KC Dental Implants and Oral Surgery was able to get me in quickly and did my extraction the same day. The staff called to check on me and were very kind and professional.”
“The staff was super friendly and informative which made me feel welcomed and at ease. Overall one of the best dental places I’ve been to hands down!”