Dr. Kenny Connelly grew up in nearby small town named Peculiar. When Kenny was in the 7th grade his life forever changed. He was always self-conscious about his smile and was never fully confident. That all changed after wearing braces for a few years. Once he finished with braces, he would constantly smile and has not stopped since. Knowing what kind of impact dentistry had on Kenny, he knew that was what his future held.
Given his new passion for dentistry, Kenny attend UMKC Explorer Post programs where he was learn to how to use handpieces to drill on plastic teeth and learned to do impressions on fellow attendees. He would listen avidly to different speakers from all areas of dentistry, such as, Forensics to Pediatrics.
Kenny attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City where he received a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a Bachelors of Arts in Chemistry before attending UMKC – School of Dentistry.
Following Graduation, Dr. Connelly was an Associate in a office located in Leawood, Kansas. Knowing he wanted to have his own practiced, Kenny waited until he found the perfect opportunity to follow his dream.
Dr. Connelly is now able to provide gentle, comfortable care for the community he was born around. He looks forward to caring for the community and getting to know the person behind their smile.
Dr. Connelly and his wife, Tera, are Kansas City natives and enjoy spending time with their son Jaxon, taking their black Lab for walks, and watching the Royals and Chiefs! Dr. Connelly tries to stay active by participating in friendly sports like tennis, beach volleyball, and flag football.