Pediatric Dentistry

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Pediatric dentistry might just be the most evolving branch of dentistry since teeth evolve so much from infancy to teenager. Dentists in pediatrics address concern in overall oral health and minor cosmetic procedures in children and young adults and help them maintain overall good oral health before disease and issues arise—which is why it’s recommended that you visit your dentist every six months.

This list is excerpted from the 2020 topDentists™ list, a database that includes listings for dentists and specialists in the Kansas City metro area. The Kansas City list is based on thousands of detailed evaluations of dentists and professionals by their peers. The complete database is available at

Michael A. LeBlanc
LeBlanc & Associates
8226 Mission Road, Prairie Village

At LeBlanc and Associates Dentistry for Children, we believe that experience and dedication are the foundation for a lifetime of excellent oral health. We strive to offer the best dental care, and our passion to achieve this goal will be evident to you and your children when you walk into our office. Our Board-Certified Pediatric Dentists, Dr. Michael LeBlanc, Dr. Casey Rhoads, Dr. Rebecca Ferns, Dr. Brent Church, Dr. Kyle Pedersen, Dr. Emily Meyer, and Dr. Mary Le, welcome you and your family.

Dr. Michael LeBlanc is the founder and proprietor and has been practicing at their four locations since 2005. He is passionate about providing excellent dental care and oral hygiene education, especially those with special needs and circumstances.

Dr. LeBlanc is Board-Certified by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, and served as president of the local dental society and a former chairman of the New Dentist Committee with the American Dental Association. Dr. LeBlanc is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Vice President of the UMKC Dental School Alumni Association, a member of the American Dental Association, and a member of the Kansas Dental Association. He is involved throughout his community and served on the board for Camps for Kids. He also travels on dental mission trips, providing free dental treatment and oral hygiene education to children at local orphanages.

At LeBlanc and Associates, it is not just about dentistry; it is about a lifelong relationship with our patients, families, and community. Our team strives for opportunities to give back, support, and serve our community. They volunteer at Team Smile, Ronald McDonald House, and school fundraisers.

Pediatric dentistry focuses on the treatment of children from birth to adolescence, with concentration on growth, development, and behavioral guidance for children and special needs children. Our experienced team creates an easy and positive experience for your child and offers dental examinations, diagnostic and preventative services and restorative procedures with sedation options. Prevention and education are a primary focus in our practice. Our doctors and staff are always available to answer questions about your child’s dental needs.

Our offices are open Monday-Friday with before and after school hours and on Saturday. We also offer an after-hours emergency line.


“They were amazing! My son is 6 with autism and hates having anything in his mouth. They were so patient and understanding; they endured. He was as comfortable as possible, and would stop and talk to him when they could see him getting anxious. I will be returning and recommending them. I drive 45 minutes from my house to get there, and it was completely worth it.”

Kurt A. Aarons
Kurt Aarons Pediatric Dentistry
4411 Belleview Ave., KCMO

Vanessa R. Axelsen
Blue Valley Pediatric Dentistry
7560 W. 160th St., Overland Park

Brenda S. Bohaty
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
650 E. 25th St., Room 393, KCMO

Amy E. Burleson
Children’s Mercy Hospital – Adele Hall Campus
2401 Gillham Road, KCMO

David J. Cobb
Axelsen & Cobb
975 N. Mur-Len Road, Suite A, Olathe

Eileen L. Cocjin
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
650 E. 25th St., Room 115-B, KCMO

Emily C. Day
Health Partnership Clinic
407 S. Clairborne Road, Suite 104, Olathe

John T. Fales, Jr.
Fales Pediatric Dentistry
13496 S. Arapaho Drive, Olathe

Rachael L. Graue
Parkville Pediatric Dentistry
6004 N.W. 9 Highway, Parkville

Matthew W. Hillman
Smiles Dentistry for Kids
14700 Metcalf Ave., Suite 110, Overland Park

Jill C. Jenkins
Jenkins Dentistry for Kids
6810 Silverheel St., Shawnee

Robinson T. Kiser
Little Chompers Pediatric Dentistry
2511 S. Fourth St., Leavenworth

Claudia Z. Lopez
Pediatric Dental Specialists
11401 Nall Ave., Leawood

Louis A. Pollina
Dentistry for Children
7001 N. Cherry St., Suite 100, Gladstone

Brandi K. Roeber
Dentistry for Children
7001 N. Cherry St., Suite 100, Gladstone

Glynn Spencer
Spencer & Spencer Pediatric Dentistry
301 N.E. Mulberry St., Suite 201, Lee’s Summit

Jodie L. Spencer
Spencer & Spencer Pediatric Dentistry
301 N.E. Mulberry St., Suite 201, Lee’s Summit

Kathryn N. Stanley
Stanley Pediatric Dentistry
8575 W. 110th St., Suite 310, Overland Park

Jaime Stinnett
Drs. Parrish & Stinnett
Pinnacle Pediatric Dentistry
6500 W. 95th St., Suite 102, Overland Park

D. Scott Thomas
Shoal Creek Pediatric Dentistry
9051 N.E. 81st Terrace, Suite 220, KCMO

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