Dr. Richard Rhoads Jr, born and raised in Kearney, Nebraska, obtained his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Dr. Rhoads then attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry where he was awarded his doctorate of dental surgery degree.

Dr. Rhoads is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. 

Dr. Rhoads’ mission is to deliver the highest level of dental care to his patients. He strives to establish a trusting relationship with every patient by treating them in a caring, honest, and professional manner. He finds continuing education an essential part of the profession and promises to stay on top of all of the new technology and techniques. Dr. Rhoads always looks forward to learning new things to bring back to the practice. 

During his down time, Dr. Rhoads enjoys spending time with his wife (Casey) and daughter (Ryann.) Dr. Rhoads’ hobbies include being active any way he can. He loves being outdoors and his favorite place to be is the lake in the summertime. Dr. Rhoads is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending all local sporting events.

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  • Valerie
    Office Manager
  • Jessica
    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Front Office Coordinator
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    Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Anna
    Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Katelyn
    Dental Assistant
  • Chantel
    Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Leah
    Registered Dental Hygienist

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Please note that we only accept PPO insurances (No HMOs, Medicare, KanCARE, etc.) Please call the office at (913) 451-2540 to confirm your coverage!

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Smiles By The Lake
6700 W. 121st Street, Suite 101
Overland Park, KS 66209
Phone: 913-214-0352
Fax: 913-451-7323

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