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AboutGladstone Family Dental Group

Gladstone Family Dental Group is a Gladstone based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Platt, Dr. Dale and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 816-559-7943 and experience why our patients think Gladstone Family Dental Group is the best dentist in Gladstone.

Dr. Gregory Dale

Dr. Dale

Gregory Dale, DDS

Dr. Dale completed his undergraduate studies at William Jewell College and received his dental degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry. He started in private practice in 1987.

Staying on top of the latest in dental techniques and technology is extremely important to Dr. Dale and he consistently attends advanced dental courses. He has taken advanced courses in Lumineers®, Invisalign®, dental sleep medicine as well as numerous courses on a variety of cosmetic dental techniques.

Memberships in professional dental organizations allows Dr. Dale to interact with friends and colleagues on dental issues as well as new dental techniques and technologies. Dr. Dale has been a member in good standing in the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association and the Greater Kansas City Dental Society since he began practicing. He is also a member of the Clay – Platte Dental Society.

Dr. Dale is married to Joanna who is a pediatric nurse at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. They have one daughter who is an orthopedic nurse at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Dale is an avid sports fan and a huge Kansas City Chiefs fan. He also enjoys golfing, fishing and cooking.

“I enjoy helping patients achieve and maintain optimum oral health for a lifetime.” – Dr. Gregory Dale

Dr. Platt

David Platt, DDS

Dr. Platt completed his undergraduate studies at San Diego State University and then went on to receive his dental degree at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He then completed his general practice residency with the United States Navy.

In order to provide his patients with the latest in dental techniques and technology, Dr. Platt participates in numerous advanced dental courses on a continuous basis. He has completed the Lumineers® smile design course, Invisalign® certification courses, multiple courses on implant restoration, as well as numerous courses in other dental disciplines.

Memberships in professional organizations allow Dr. Platt the opportunity to network with other leaders in the dental field. He is a member in good standing with the following professional dental organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Greater Kansas City Dental Society
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • Dr. Platt and his wife Betty Jo have two children. Dr. Platt enjoys the time he gets to spend with his family, including coaching his son’s football and baseball teams. He also enjoys fishing, hunting, camping and golfing.

    “I enjoy giving patients the wow experience both in treatment expectations and chairside manner. I take pride in my ability to be thorough and yet not have the patients feel like they are just another patient. I enjoy cosmetic dentistry procedures, and changing peoples lives by giving them the confidence to smile again.” – Dr. David Platt

    Our friendly, helpful and knowledgeable front desk team is always available to assist patients so their visit to our office is pleasant and straightforward.

    Along with assisting the doctors chairside during a variety of dental procedures, our team of Dental Assistants are also there to make sure patients are comfortable and to make sure all patient needs are met during treatments.

    Dental Assistants take impressions, x-rays and photos as needed and make sure all equipment is sterilized for our patients’ safety.

    Our hygienists perform the services our patients require so they are able to achieve and maintain optimum oral health such as thorough, gentle cleanings and procedures for gum disease prevention and treatment.

    Providing our patients with oral health education is also a big part of their job. They allow our patients to be prepared as well as active participants in their goal for excellent oral health.

    Debbie S.

    Dental Receptionist / Front Desk Coordinator

    As the front desk coordinator, Debbie fulfills many duties which help the practice run smoothly.

    Debbie has a Dental Assistant degree and worked as a dental assistant before joining the Gladstone team in 1997.

    Debbie and her husband live in Parkville and have three children and two grandchildren.

    Our patients appreciate how friendly and helpful Debbie is. Debbie loves being able to help patients navigate their insurance benefits and financial options in order to receive the treatment they require.

    Lisa W.

    Insurance, Patient Coordinator

    Lisa has been in the dental field for more than 19 years and joined our practice in May 2013. She graduated from Longview Community College and keeps up-to-date in the dental field by attending continuing education courses.

    For the majority of her 19 years in the dental field, Lisa was a dental assistant, before transitioning to the front desk team. She enjoys helping people and seeing patients have their dental needs met.

    Lisa lives in Kansas City with her daughter.

    Ashley J.

    Dental Hygienist

    As a child, Ashley always loved visiting the dentist. In 2013, she graduated from Concorde Career College with an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene.

    Ashley performs cleanings and sterilizations, and is great at making patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. She is constantly finding new ways to motivate her patients to take better care of their teeth and gums at home.

    Originally from Minnesota, Ashley moved to Missouri in 2012, where she met her husband. The couple have two dogs.

    Justina P.

    Dental Hygienist

    Justina received her Associates in Dental Hygiene from Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend, Indiana. Before joining Gladstone Family Dental in 2017 she worked in a pediatric dental practice in Indiana and a cosmetic/general dental practice in Georgia.

    Justina moved to Kansas City, MO in 2016. She and her boyfriend enjoy traveling and spending time with family, especially Justina’s three nephews and a niece.

    Justina enjoys helping patients improve their smile. Our patients love how gentle but thorough she is.

    Denise J.

    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Denise graduated from Wichita State University and has had almost two decades of experience in the dental field. As a dental hygienist, her duties involve taking radiographs and educating patients on their oral health.

    A thorough yet gentle person by nature, Denise loves meeting new people. She takes pride in helping patients regain their self-confidence and overcome any dental phobias they might have had due to a negative previous experience.

    Denise is married to an army veteran. They have no children, but enjoy the company of their three cats.

    Jennifer M.

    Dental Assistant

    Jennifer worked in the dental field for nine years before joining the Gladstone dental assistants team in early 2018. She is a graduate of Central Missouri State University. Jennifer assists the doctors with procedures and takes patient x-rays.

    Jennifer and her husband have a busy household with two boys and a boxer.

    Jennifer loves seeing patients rebuild their confidence as we restore their smile. Our patients enjoy how friendly Jennifer is and how comfortable she makes them feel.

    Maddy D.

    Dental Assistant

    Maddy who joined the staff recently is a dental assistant. Her duties consist of assisting the doctors with procedures, taking x-rays and setting up rooms and breaking them down.

    She took the dental assistant program at Penn Valley College. She also attended UMKC for two years.

    Maddy has a fur-baby named “Bender” and she lives in North Kansas City. She enjoys giving individuals the confidence to smile. Her patients say “she is always happy and chipper”!

    Misty K.

    Dental Assistant

    Misty, another dental assistant has been in the dental field since 2004. She assists the doctors with all procedures, takes x-rays and impressions.

    Misty was recently married in June 2017. She lives in Kansas City, KS with her daughter, step-daughter and fur-baby Maggie.

    She loves the connection she makes with patients and making patients feel comfortable.

    Sarah C.

    Dental Assistant

    Sarah worked in three previous general and cosmetic dental practices before joining the Gladstone Family Dental Group team in 2011.

    Sarah loves interacting with patients and helping them improve their smile. Our patients enjoy how gentle and caring Sarah is.