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Dr. Kirk Opdahl was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa.  His wife, Jill, is from the Decorah, Iowa area.  He has 3 kids, a son Myles, and 2 daughters Jayme and Taylor. Dr. Opdahl attended the University of Northern Iowa and received his BA in Science.  He went on to the University of Iowa College of Dentistry from 1990-1994, and received his doctorate degree.  He graduated on the Dean’s list with honors.  


He also graduated the very top of his class in clinical scores, and has continued his efforts in his dental career, becoming the youngest dentist to achieve his Accreditation from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2001.  He is a member of the ADA, AACD, AGD, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.  

Dr. Opdahl has gone through the Advanced Dental Pankey Institute, has taken many advanced courses through the Spears Institute for Advanced Education, John Kois Creating Restorative Excellence, and Pete Dawson classes.  Striving for excellence is his desire and direction.  Dr. Opdahl went through Implant training starting in 2005 and has taken many training sessions including Advanced Bone grafting and surgery through the Garg Implant Seminars Institute in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Opdahl is active in the local dental associations.  He has served on the board of directors for 2 terms, and currently as a delegate for a second term for the Greater KC Dental Association.  Dr. Opdahl is also currently serving on the MDA Foundation board. He has given several lectures to local dental groups, and been a mentor for many.  

Dr. Opdahl has helped organize and direct different missions around Kansas City and around the state of Missouri such as MOMOM.  Dr. Opdahl is very active with his wife and 3 kids enjoying time together fishing, running, boating, and hunting. He is active within his church serving as Chair of the parish board and serving on the Lake Use committee for Lakewood.  



Contact Info:

19201 E Valley View Pkwy
Ste A
Independence, MO 64055

+1 816-478-3600



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Dr. Kirk Opdahl - America's Top 50 Dentists - Independence, MO

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