Dr. Steven Mingos received his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Missouri Dental School, Kansas City, in 1976. Dr. Mingos was nominated for early graduation for his clinical achievement and for his academic excellence. He obtained his bachelor of science from the University of Kansas. In 1996, he was awarded the title of fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and is currently active in the Kansas City Implant Society.
Dr. Emily Hutchinson is originally from Sedalia, Missouri. She received her undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and went on to obtain a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. While studying at the UMKC School of Dentistry, she participated in the Advanced Studies Endodontic Honors Program.
Dr. Jessop was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended University of Utah, earning bachelors degrees in both Math and Physics. He later earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He is a member of the ADA and the Kansas Dental Association, and in the process of becoming member of Missouri Dental Association.
Dr. Heath Hoffmeister grew up in Independence, KS. He played basketball and received an Associate of Liberal Arts from Independence Community College before moving onto Friends University and graduating a semester early with a Bachelor of Health Science, and a minor in Chemistry. He took a gap year and worked as a dental assistant before attending Creighton University and receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Kayla Leach grew up in Wichita, KS and later earned bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Kansas State University. Her passion for dentistry developed while working as an oral surgery assistant, leading her to pursue a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Following dental school, she completed a residency at the Indianapolis VA Medical Center where she had the honor and pleasure of providing dental care for veterans while obtaining advanced training in complex dentistry.