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Meet Our Doctors

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Specialty:
Pediatric Dentist

Degree:
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Missouri - Kansas City
School of Dentistry

Residency:
Pediatric Dentistry
The Children's Mercy Hospital - Kansas City, Missouri
University of Missouri - Kansas City
School of Dentistry

Certification:
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist

Academic Affiliations:
The Childrens's Mercy Hospital
UMKC School of Medicine

Dr. Amy Burleson is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.  She holds her academic affiliation through the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine.  Dr. Burleson completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.  She went on to receiver her Doctor of Dental Surgery surgery from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry.  Dr. Burleson then completed her residency in Pediatric Dentistry at The Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.   

Dr. Amy cherishes family time and the relationships of family and friends. She enjoys cooking, reading and raising three young boys, Sam, Will and Ben. She is involved in professional organizations, her church, and serves on the Board of the Leo H. Rheam Foundation for Cleft & Craniofacial Orthodontics.


Dustin_S._Burleson_D.D.S..jpgDustin S. Burleson, D.D.S.

Specialty:
Orthodontist

Degree:
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Missouri - Kansas City
School of Dentistry

Residency:
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
University of Missouri - Kansas City

School of Dentistry

Certification:
American Association of Orthodontists

Academic Affiliations:
The Children's Mercy Hospital
UMKC School of Dentistry
St. Luke's Mid-America Craniofacial Team

Doctor Burleson is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry. He holds additional teaching affiliations with The Children's Mercy Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams. He maintains a private practice in Kansas City, Missouri and is a ShareCare Expert for Dental and Orthodontic patients.

Dr. Burleson completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, with distinction. He went on to receive his D.D.S. with distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating with the highest academic standing in his class. Dr. Burleson then completed his certificate of advanced graduate study in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the UMKC School of Dentistry, and his training in nasoalveolar molding (NAM) at The New York University's Langone Medical Center and the Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.  He is one of three NAM providers in the state of Missouri.

Dr. Burleson continues to study the latest advances in his specialty through memberships in the following professional organizations:

Dr. Burleson and his wife, Amy, reside in Kansas City, Missouri with their sons, Samuel, William and Benjamin.


Claire L. Stroede, D.D.S., M.S.stroede.jpg

Specialty:
Orthodontist

Degree:
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Residency:
Orthodontics
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Certification:
American Association of Orthodontists

Dr. Stroede received her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Nebraska and her Master of Science and specialty training in Orthodontics from The Ohio State University.  During her specialty training, Dr. Stroede had the privilege of participating in cleft and craniofacial care at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

She was raised in Kanopolis, Kansas and received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering at Kansas State University.  Dr. Stroede spent six years working in the aircraft industry in Wichita, Kansas.  As a senior engieneer, Dr. Stroede performed complex analyses to help maintain the safety of aircraft structures.  During her career, Dr. Stroede has published research on tennis racquets, fatigue and fracture mechanics, and orthodontic elastomeric chains.

Dr. Stroede is the proud aunt of a beautiful niece and nephew, both living in Kansas City.  In addition to helping patients, Dr. Stroede enjoys spending time with her family and keeping in touch with the many friends she has made throughout her extensive education.


Ashlee Weber, D.D.S., M.S.Weber

Specialty:
Orthodontist

Degree:
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Missouri - Kansas City
School of Dentistry

Residency:
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
University of Missouri - Kansas City
School of Dentistry

Certification:
American Association of Orthodontists

Dr. Ashlee Weber grew up in Liberty, Missouri and graduated from Liberty High School. While growing up Ashlee was an avid gymnast and earned a full-ride athletic scholarship to Northern Illinois University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with distinction. She then went on to receive her D.D.S. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. Following dental school she completed her specialty training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at UMKC School of Dentistry where Dr. Burleson was one of her instructors. She also received a Master of Science in Oral Biology while at UMKC.


Dr. Weber, formerly Ashlee Williams, is married to Max Weber, a native of the North Kansas City area, whom she met in dental school. Away from the office, Dr. Weber loves to spend time with her family, two dogs, travel, run, snowboard, and wakeboard.


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