Dr. Kelly BridenstineDr. Bridenstine graduated from Brigham Young University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then was accepted to the number one ranked dental school in the nation; The University of Iowa College of Dentistry where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, (DDS) degree in 1987. He then completed a Post-Doctorate one-year residency in Hospital Dentistry at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, (DOCS), the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, the Academy of LDS Dentists and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Bridenstine completed in 2009 the two-year Dr. Gordon Christensen Mentorship at the Scottsdale Center For Dentistry. Dr. Bridenstine received enhanced, up-to-date, cutting-edge training in the newest techniques and technology in dentistry. Disciplines covered were: Oral surgery, periodontal surgery, dental implantology, cosmetic and esthetic dentistry, pharmacology, dental materials and technology, full-mouth rehabilitation techniques, occulusion, TMJ treatment, oral pathology, myofacial pain control and new technology and techniques in restorative and cosmetic bonding.
Dr. Bridenstine is one of only 300 dentists world-wide selected to be a product evaluator for the Clinicians Report Foundation; a non-for-profit organization where doctors test the newest and most cutting edge dental products, equipment and techniques. The results are published in the Clinicians Report monthly newsletter.
In 2009 the Kansas Dental Board approved a Level I Anesthesia License to Dr. Bridenstine. This license allows Dr. Bridenstine to administer intravenous and oral conscious sedation medication to his patients. Dr. Bridenstine successfully completed his IV sedation training at the prestigious post-doctorate sedation program at the USC College of Dentistry in California.
Dr. Bridenstine is one of Kansas City’s Extreme Makeover Cosmetic Dentists. His office has been chosen since 2004 up to the present to be the official cosmetic dental office for the Mrs. Kansas, Mrs. Missouri and the Mrs. Nebraska Beauty Pageants representing the Mrs. America Pageants and Mrs. United States Pageants.
He has also been selected to be a pageant judge since 2004 for the Mrs. Kansas, Mrs. Missouri and Mrs. Nebraska Beauty Pageants along with the Miss Kansas Teen Pageant. The winners and runner-ups receive complimentary in-house teeth whitening and the winners receive a one full year of gratis general dentistry and a generous courtesy adjustment for any cosmetic smile makeover.
Dr. Bridenstine has worked with the cruise line Holland America to provide gratis dental services in the ship’s dental clinics to the Filipino and Indonesian crew members and staff. He donates his time, money and dental services in the ship’s clinic to provide modern, high-tech dental care to the ship’s crew members and staff who would never in their own countries receive proper and basic dental care.
Dr. Bridenstine, his staff along with some local dental specialists starting in 2010 will provide “Dentistry From the Heart” day to the local residents in the community one day per year. Local residents receive FREE dental services at Dr. Bridenstine’s dental office, Perfect Smiles Dental Care. www.DentistryFromTheHeart.org.
Dr. Bridenstine has hosted and sponsored luncheons for local and national celebrities and beauty pageant winners. He has also been invited by dental marketing and consulting companies to be a speaker and consultant nationally to other dentists at various dental seminars across the nation.
He is happily married to his wife Sherrie and they are the parents of three beautiful daughters. His hobbies and interests include baseball, football, scuba diving, photography, travel, theater and community and church service. Best of all he enjoys being a dad and a husband and spending time with his family.
Dr. Bridenstine’s first priority is always the patient’s total comfort and peace of mind. He offers a wide variety of dental services, but always in the context of making sure that each patient feels relaxed, informed and understood. When patients come to his office, he and his staff will make sure there will be no judgments, no lectures and virtually no pain.
Dr. Tracy BoldryDr. Boldry graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1984 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology and with a Minor emphasis in Fine Arts. She completed her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1989 at the University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) School of Dental Medicine, and received the "Award for Clinical Competence" for her graduating class.
In 1989 Dr. Boldry was selected to the Prosthodontic Residency Program at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry. She received a Specialty Degree and Board Certification as a Prosthodontist with extensive training in the areas of custom dentures and partial, implant supported removable and fixed dentures, implant supported crowns and full mouth functional esthetic rehabilitation.
Following her residency she was selected as the maxillofacial Prosthetic Fello for the 1991-92 year and received training at the Truman Medical Center, Children's Mercy Hospital and the Kansas City Veterans Administration Hospital through UMKC, providing care for patients needing custom facial and ocular prosthetics in addition to prosthetic cleft palate management. Dr. Boldry also completed a 3 year Master of Science in Oral Biology Degree in 1992.
Dr. Boldry has been in private practice since 1992 in Kansas City, Topeka and the surrounding areas. She has been providing dentistry at Perfect Smiles Dental Care since 1995 and enjoys providing a full spectrum of patient care including esthetic dental fillings, veneers, crowns,dentures, partial and implant supported dentistry.Her sincere and gentle approach to patient care provides patients with a safe and confidential environment to explore their dental health.
Dr. Boldry enjoys giving back to her community through Dentistry from the Heart and pioneering a dental mission in South East India at the New Life Children's Home. Nearly 200 orphaned children are receiving basic dental care each year through Dr. Boldry, with hopes of building a global presence in Thailand and South Africa.
Dr. Boldry and her husband Tom have raised 3 children in their Western Shawnee home. She enjoys horses, gardening, stained glass, painting, exercise and the outdoors.
Her passion is to care for those who need hope and compassion through their dental care options so trust and confidence are built.