201 E. 6th Street, Lawson, MO 64062

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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. 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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Dr. Matthew Tippin

Dr. Tippin is proud to be associated with the Kanning Dental team and strives to make dentistry comfortable for the...

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Kathy

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

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Jamie

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

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Emily

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

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Jenna

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

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Debbie

Lawson is where I proudly call home and have since I was 10 years old. I did have a brief...

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Elissa

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

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Maddie

I began my career at Kanning Dental in 2016 as the Sterilization Tech but quickly progress to a Dental Assistant...

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Joely

I was born and raised in Polo, Missouri. I graduated from Metropolitan Community College in May 2018, with my expanded...

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Patient Testimonials

Kanning Dental

Kanning Dental

5 out of 5 stars

Larry Kanning

Larry Kanning

5 out of 5 stars

I know I’m biased because Nelson is my son, but the experience I had today as he made a new crown for me was unbelievable. The technology that he is brought to the practice truly makes dentistry much easier for the patient and the provider. The accuracy Of crown construction is amazing as absolutely no adjustments were necessary for the…

Kanning Dental

Kanning Dental

5 out of 5 stars

Lost At Sea

Lost At Sea

5 out of 5 stars

I've been going here for several years now and my experience with the normal check ups have been a more pleasant experience than most would think the dentist would be. I even went in to have a surgical procedure done at the time of this review. Even though I have never had any sort of surgical procedure done before. The…

Kanning Dental

Kanning Dental

5 out of 5 stars

Liza Flanigan

Liza Flanigan

5 out of 5 stars

I am thankful I found this office. Worth the drive to Lawson. Dr. Nelson (Kanning) and Emily were thorough and patient with me. They took their time, and I appreciated that very much. The entire office staff was welcoming. Also, they have pretty awesome technology, which is a plus. Thank you!!


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Kanning Dental is Accepting New Patients

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 Education Videos

Learn more about your dental health and treatments available to address your concerns.

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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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Patient Forms

To make your visit as efficient as possible, download and complete your patient forms at home.

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Our Blog

Do I Have Periodontal Disease?

You might be surprised to learn that half of American adults over 30 have some form of periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease. It’s the leading cause of…

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt?

There are many reasons why your teeth may hurt, but when you’re in pain, you want to know the exact answer for your situation. It’s always a good idea to…

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Schedule Your Back-to-School Cavity Checkup

While you’re busy packing school lunches and making sure homework gets done, make sure your kids get their teeth checked, too. Young teeth can still get cavities, and they often…

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Your Smile Can Save Someone Else’s!

Did you know that getting your own teeth whitened can help drastically improve someone else’s life? When you purchase your next seven-day disposable trays or custom whitening trays, 100% of…

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Location

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

New Patients
(816) 974-4721

Current Patients
(816) 580-4191

Hours

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