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. Nelson Kanning

A native of Lawson, Missouri, Dr. Nelson Kanning graduated from Lawson High School in 1996. After participating on the University...

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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

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

Rick Dye

Rick Dye

5 out of 5 stars

After finding some tooth decay at the base of a tooth with a crown, Dr. Nelson and staff treated me to a wonderful experience of removing the old crown, treating the tooth decay and with their high tech equipment molded and milled a brand new crown, attached it to the tooth—all in the same appointment!!! Unbelievable—the dental office...

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) 580-4191

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

Dr. Kanning’s Top 10 Dental Care Tips

With health advice always changing, what’s actually important to your oral health? Dr. Nelson Kanning and his team at Kanning Dental in Lawson, MO have some advice on how to…

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6 Signs You May Need Dental Implants

Do you currently have dentures, but are tired of messy denture adhesives and slippage? Are you experiencing pain due to a broken or severely cracked tooth? Maybe you’re wondering if…

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How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

If even the thought of visiting the dentist makes you break out in a cold sweat, you’re not the only one. Around 15% of adults avoid the dentist out of…

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Can My Dentist Help With Sleep Apnea?

Are you — and your partner perhaps — suffering from the effects of snoring. More than just a nuisance, snoring is often a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The…

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Location

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

New Patients
(816) 580-4191

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