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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Richard Rhoads, Jr., DDS

My Mission

To strive to provide complete, individually tailored, dental care to each patient using the highest standard of care and will work to exceed all expectations while staying abreast of all emerging treatment technologies through lifelong continuing education courses.


Richard (RJ) obtained his bachelor’s of science degree in biology with a minor in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2012. RJ then attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry where he was awarded his doctorate of dental surgery degree in May of 2016.

Continuing Education and Professional Memberships

RJ is a member of the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. While RJ just graduated from dental school, he is eager to attend various continuing education courses in multiple aspects of general dentistry where he will be able to deepen his knowledge of the profession.

Life & Hobbies

RJ was born and raised in Kearney, Nebraska. He enjoys spending time with his family and his fiancé, Casey. RJ’s hobbies include being active any way he can. He loves being outdoors and his favorite place to be is the lake in the summers. RJ is an avid sports fan and is looking forward to attending all of the professional sporting events that the community has to offer.