201 E. 6th Street, Lawson, MO 64062

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Lawson, MO Dentist

Advanced treatment option for patients
with Complex Dental Concerns

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

Solution For Your Missing Teeth

Discovering the right tooth replacement solution for your missing teeth takes time and skill. At Kanning Dental, Dr. Larry Kanning and Dr. Nelson Kanning offer a wider range of restorative dentistry options for…

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5 Ways To Help Prevent Plaque

It is possible that you may develop plaque at one time or another. Untreated plaque can cause cavities and gum disease. Additionally, when plaque isn't properly removed, it can turn…

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FAQs: Dental Implants

August is dental implant month! Dr. Larry Kanning and Dr. Nelson Kanning offers a range of tooth replacement options in their Lawson dental office. The most natural looking and durable solution…

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Overcoming Dental Fear

Dental fear is a major dental issue and should be treated with care and understanding. Lawson dentists Dr. Larry Kanning and Dr. Nelson Kanning are experienced dentists who listen to the…

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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: 8:00AM - 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: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 7:00AM - 4:00PM