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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Justin Garner, DDS

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Garner, DDS is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

“I enjoy the problem solving aspect of dentistry, which leads to improving not only a patient’s oral health, but their overall health.”

My Mission

“It’s my mission to provide a pleasant dental experience for my patients that exceeds their expectations, through compassion and listening. I seek to identify problems early, fix them, ease my patients’ suffering and in many cases, prevent it all together.”

Education

Austin Peay State University – Clarksville, TN
University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry – Kansas City, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Garner has completed advanced education in general dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. He has also completed continuing education in oral surgery and endodontics. In addition, Dr. Garner is trained in CPR and basic life support.

Dr. Garner is a member of the National Dental Association, Heart of America Dental Society and the Friendship Baptist Church.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Garner currently lives in Lee’s Summit with his wife. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys football, cooking, spending time with his family and public speaking – both dental related and to young adults.

Margaret Houting, DDS

“Dentistry is about caring for your patients and their overall needs, not just about their oral health care.”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to develop trust with people and take care of my patients. My dad is a dentist, and he always taught me a lot about the field of dentistry, including developing relationships with people and patients. I truly believe being a healthcare provider is an important role, and taking care of people is what I care about.”

Education

Marquette University – Milwaukee, WI 

Marquette University School of Dentistry – Milwaukee, WI

Continuing Education

Dr. Houting has successfully completed the following continuing education courses:

  • Chicago Midwinter Meeting – Surgical Extractions: How General Practitioners Can Avoid Complications, Controversies in Dentistry (2016)
  • Gordon J. Christensen Practical Clinical Courses: Restorative Dentistry 1 – Operative/Esthetic/Preventative (2016)
  • Gordon J. Christensen Practical Clinical Courses: Restorative Dentistry 2 – Fixed Prosthodontics (2016)
  • Invisalign Fundamentals (2016)
  • Denver, CO, American Dental Association: Complications and Controversies in Implant Dentistry (2016)
  • Denver, CO, American Dental Association: Diagnosis for Success and Avoid Complications (2016)
  • Denver, CO, American Dental Association: Esthetic/Functional Treatment Concepts for a Crowded Dentition (2016)

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Houting has two dogs she spends a lot of time with by visiting dog parks and going on walks. Dr. Houting and her husband love to eat out and try different restaurants. She also loves to travel and partake in outdoor activities, including running, biking and hiking.