Dr. Paul Elkin earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1994.
Dr. Elkin immediately followed up with Pediatric Specialty training at Schneider Children’s Hospital where he served as a Resident and then Chief Resident from 1994-1996.
Dr. Elkin is a Diplomate of the AMERICAN BOARD OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY. He has been teaching Pediatric Dentistry and treating infants, children, adolescents and patients with special healthcare needs for over 20 years.
Dr. Paul (as he is affectionately known to his patients) is an active member of the following groups:
Dr. Chase Dighton graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2006. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the Kansas Dental Association.
Dr. Dighton has been treating children since 2006 and patients under anesthesia since 2009. He was a part of a Children’s Medical Services Cleft Lip and Palate team from 2009-2011 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dr. Dighton focuses on the treatment of children with severe dental disease and patients with special needs of all ages.
Living in the Kansas City area since 1990, Dr. Dighton is proud to call it home. A native Oklahoman, she received her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. Although she enjoyed growing up and living in Oklahoma she is now “knitted” to Kansas City. She enjoys the Chiefs and Royals, the Music Hall and the Plaza, the golf courses and the many restaurants, and unlike Oklahoma, the distinct four seasons.
Dr. Mary Dighton earned her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri at Kansas City Dental School 1992. She is a member of the American Dental Association as well as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Dighton also holds a certificate from the Center for Advanced Dental Study in St. Petersburg, Florida, a certificate for completion of Cosmetic Dentistry Continuum I from Louisiana State University, and has four certificates from the Center for Advanced Dental Learning in Tacoma, Washington. Her dedication to lifelong learning, dental excellence, and personalized patient care enables her to truly provide the highest quality dentistry in a very caring manner.
Dr. Jessica Kepler was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Missouri State University in Cell Molecular Biology in 2008 and her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2013.
Dr. Jessica is a compassionate and caring doctor who loves working with children and young adults. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Kansas Dental Association, and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She lives in the Northland area and is married with one son. In her spare time, Dr. Kepler enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and watching her local sports teams play.
Dr. Navkiran Warya earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in 2008. She earned her Masters of Dental Surgery in Periodontology from India in 1999.
Dr. Warya is dedicated to providing high quality dental care to all patients. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Warya enjoys spending her spare time with her kids, going outdoors, and participating in various fitness activities while trying to maintain a commitment to a healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Warya is an active member of the following groups:
Dr. Brittany earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2013, as well as her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from UMKC in 2018.
Dr. Brittany is a native Kansan, currently residing in Kansas City, KS, with her fiancé, Michael. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and watching and playing different sports. She also enjoys giving back to her community by volunteering at the Kansas Mission of Mercy and Team Smile events.
Dr. Brittany is committed to lifelong learning and will always strive to provide excellent dental care to all patients, especially children and young adults. She is member of the American Dental Association, Kansas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentists, and Xi Psi Phi Alumni Association.