201 E. 6th Street, Lawson, MO 64062

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Advanced treatment option for patients
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Crooked Teeth

Straightening crooked teeth will not only enhance your natural smile, it will also improve your dental health.

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Missing Teeth

Dr. Kanning offers several options for replacing missing teeth and bringing back a natural and comfortable smile.

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Smile Makeover

Boost your confidence and improve your dental health with a smile makeover designed specifically for you.

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Gum Disease

Dr. Kanning screens for signs of gum disease at routine visits and offers periodontal therapy to restore oral health.

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Our Team

Dr. Larry Kanning

Dr. Kanning "Senior," is the chieftain of this family practice in Lawson and has been providing quality dental services to...

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Dr. Nelson Kanning

A native of Lawson, "Dr. Nelson" graduated from LHS in 1996 and recently joined his father, Dr. Larry Nelson in...

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My name is Kathy and I have been with the practice a long time. Over the years I have belonged...

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I was born and raised in Kansas City Missouri, where I attended college at UMKC Dental School. I obtained my...

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I was raised in Braymer Missouri and graduated from Maple Woods College in 2002. I then earned my Expanded Function...

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I was born and raised in a small town called Wheeling, MO. I attended North Central MO College to obtain...

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After graduating in October 2013 from Concorde Dental Hygiene school my passion to help my patients feel comfortable with pain...

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I am an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and have been in the dental field since 2010 after graduation from an...

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Patient Testimonials

I highly recommend Dr. Kanning and his amazing staff for anyone looking for a friendly, straight-forward, no-nonsense dentist in the Kansas City area.

Finally a dentist that I don't dread to visit.

I love this dentist office. The staff is friendly, the office is organized. I had a chipped tooth and now you can't even tell that it is capped. They are very reasonably priced and it is simply a great dental...

Dr. Kanning and his staff truly take pride in their work and they care deeply about their patients. I had a cracked tooth and Dr. Kanning repaired it like it was new!

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Kanning Dental Office

First Visit

Your first visit will be a comprehensive exam and consultation lasting approximately 1 1/2 hours. During the visit, you can expect:

  • Dental X-rays
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Periodontal Screening
  • Smile Analysis
  • TMJ Evaluation
  • Consultation
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New Patients (816) 974-4721

Current Patients (816) 580-4191

New Patient Information

Kanning Dental Health Value Plan

We offer a convenient in house dental plan to budget routine care for you and your family.

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Patient Forms

Before your visit to Kanning Dental in Lawson, download and complete our convenient online patient forms.

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Payment & Insurance

Kanning Dental accepts and files most dental insurance and participates in several PPO dental plans..

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Giving Back

As a participant in the Give Back A Smile program, you can whiten your teeth while helping someone receive a new smile.

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Our Blog

3 Ways To Maintain Healthy Gums

Healthy gums are an essential part of your oral health. At Kanning Dental in Lawson, MO, Dr. Larry Kanning, and Dr. Nelson Kanning believe in educating patients of maintaining excellent…

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5 Question You Should Be Asking Your Dentist

Lawson, MO dentists Dr. Larry Kanning and Dr.Nelson Kanning of Kanning Dental are invested in your oral health. As dentists, we want our patients to play an active part in…

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Feel Summer Fresh With Whiter Teeth

Are you looking for a way to freshen up your summer look? Teeth whitening is safe, quick and effective and can take years off of your appearance. Lawson, MO cosmetic…

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Patient Reviews : Kanning Dental

Dr. Nelson Kanning and Dr. Larry Kanning are highly trained and experienced dentist that do what they do to help people enjoy better oral health. Our family dentist office provides…

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Kanning Dental
201 E. 6th Street
Lawson, MO 64062

New Patients
(816) 974-4721

Current Patients
(816) 580-4191


Seeing Patients:
Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 7:00AM - 3:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 7:00AM - 3:00PM

Answering Phone:
Monday:8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 7:00AM - 4:00PM