Dr. James D. Gentry has been practicing dentistry in Kansas City since 1988. He grew up surrounded by the dental field with his grandfather and uncle practicing dentists, and his mother a dental hygienist. He was raised not far from his current practice location, and after graduating Grandview High School he went on to attend the University of Missouri- Columbia. Dr. Gentry went on to obtain his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Washington University in St. Louis. He furthered his education and clinical experience with a General Practice Residency at the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Dr. Gentry opened his first practice at 87th and State Line Rd in 1988 where he began his family-style approach to dentistry. Surrounded by his mother as his hygienist and father as business manager, treating each patient like a member of the family came naturally. He practiced at this location until 2008 when he moved Gentry Dental to its current location in Leawood. His location might have changed, but his compassionate, patient-centered care has never altered. Every patient can expect to leave with a smile on their face, and a laugh on their lips as they enjoy a relaxed atmosphere.
Dr. Gentry has been married to his wonderful wife Leann since 1989. They have two sons, Jimmy and Tommy, who also live in Kansas City. When not in the office you can find Dr. Gentry out on the links, or loudly cheering on any KC sports team, and the Missouri Tigers.