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Masks Still Required in Office

As we continue to move through this pandemic and manage COVID-19, we want to protect our patients and follow CDC guidelines. Per the CDC, masks are still required in our waiting area, and we’d appreciate it if you wear a mask at your upcoming appointment. Your health and safety are our top priorities, and as…

Honoring Dr. King with an MLK Day of Service

We are excited to share that today we participated in City Year’s MLK Day of Service to honor Dr. King. Each year, City Year Kansas City partners with a local school or community organization for a full-day physical service event. They encourage the community to give a Day of Service instead of thinking about MLK…

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Join Us in Wishing Carolyn Well in Retirement

It is with mixed emotions that we announce Carolyn’s retirement. Carolyn and her husband, Dr. Glen Stenquist, have decided to move closer to their daughter and three grandchildren. Carolyn has worked at Sloop Dental Co. for over five years, and she has practiced dental hygiene for over 32 years. She started working in a dental…

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Meet Our New Dental Hygienist, Christina

We are thrilled to welcome Dental Hygienist, Christina, to the team! Christina boasts extensive experience in dental hygiene and teaching, plus an empathetic and professional attitude. Christina’s education and experience includes: Master of Education from the University of Missouri Registered Dental Hygienist Assistant Clinical Professor at UMKC Thanks to her Master’s degree, Christina is adept…

2021 Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite

Thank you neighbors! We have been selected as a Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite again! We’ve been honored to be selected in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and now in 2021 in multiple Kansas City neighborhoods:  Western 49-63 Armour Hills Morningside Holmes Park Spring Valley Romanelli West Country Side Wornall Homestead Brookside Brookside Park  Ward Estates “We are…

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Best Dentist in KC: Vote for Us!

We did it! Thanks to your support and nominations we are officially on The Pitch’s Best of KC 2021 ballot. The Pitch had 54,683 nominations from over 12,000 people making this their biggest nominations round ever this year. We are one of five dentists on the ballot and we need your votes! We have been…

Giving the Basics

Join Us in Giving the Basics for Our Dignity Drive

Many families in Kansas City struggle each day to gain access to basic daily items like shampoo, deodorant, toilet paper, and so many other personal hygiene products. That’s why we are proud to continue partnering with Giving the Basics by holding a Dignity Drive in September. “Giving back to our community is very important to…

Introducing: Composting at Sloop Dental Co.

Here at Sloop Dental Co., we are dedicated to not only providing the best care for our patients, but for our community and environment too.  As part of this, we’ve decided to join the composting movement through KC Can Compost. In addition to composting everything in our office, employees will be provided with their own…

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The Pitch’s Best of KC 2021: Nominate Us!

It’s that time again, The Pitch’s Best of Kansas City 2021 nominations are open and we need your help! For the past 2 years, we have been honored as Best Dentist thanks to our wonderful patients’ nominations and votes. We are so grateful to have the support of our patients and are hoping to be…

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Join Our Dignity Drive for Giving the Basics

Many people in Kansas City don’t have access to the basic things needed by families: lotion, cleaning spray, shampoo, deodorant, toilet paper, laundry detergent and other personal hygiene. We are proud to partner with Giving the Basics and host a Dignity Drive this April to collect items that many of us take for granted. You…

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Help us Stock the East Brookside JFS Food Pantry!

During the month of February we are proud to partner with our friends at Jewish Family Services (JFS) of Greater Kansas City in East Brookside for a food drive! Food insecurity is a growing problem. The JFS Food Pantry distributes more than 55,000 pounds of food to 900+ families, singles, and older adults each month. This…

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Dental Care is Essential: How We Are Keeping You Safe During the Pandemic

At Sloop Dental Co., your health and safety have always been our top priority. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in our community, we remain committed to serving you because we know that dentistry is essential health care and now more than ever, it’s important to take care of your oral health. Whether you need…

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We Won! Best Dentist in Kansas City from The Pitch

Big news! We are excited and proud to announce that we have won Best Dentist in The Pitch’s Best of Kansas City 2020! Thanks to your votes, we were named Kansas City’s Best Dentist for the 2nd year in a row! We are grateful for your support and nominations, which landed us a spot on…

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Help Us Give the Basics in Kansas City!

Many families are struggling more than ever to make ends meet. Unfortunately, government assistance programs don’t cover many of the basic things needed by families. Fundamental necessities like shampoo, deodorant, toilet paper, laundry detergent and other personal hygiene items can be difficult for families in need to access, but these items are so important to…

Black Lives Matter Sloop Dental Co.

Racial Equity Training + Anti-Racism Policy

We’ve written before about how we’re proud to stand with the Black community. As part of our commitment, we recently hired Sophic Solutions to lead our team in racial equity training. Dr. Rodney Smith and Stephenie Smith led us in a discussion about race in order to help us develop a better understanding of it…

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Celebrating 5 Years with a Donation to G.I.F.T.

Wow! Can you believe it’s been five years? Five years of serving the best patients in the city. Five years of working with some of the most dedicated individuals in the dental profession. Five years of supporting causes we are passionate about. Five years being part of this vibrant community we love. Five years of…

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Mail-In Ballot Notary + KCMO Form Pick-Up Events

Want to vote by mail in Missouri? You must request a mail-in ballot and get your ballot notarized. We are hosting two events to make it easy for you: Thursday,  September 24th | 5-6PM Thursday, October 22nd  | 5-6PM Stop by our office to pick up a Missouri Absentee/Mail-In Ballot application or to get your…

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The Pitch’s Best Of KC: Vote For Us For Best Dentist

Yasssss! Thanks to your nominations, we made it on The Pitch’s Best of Kansas City 2020 ballot 🥳  Now, that’s one ballot we can all agree on. We were awarded Best Dentist in Kansas City in 2019 and now we’re asking for your vote to bring the honor of Best Dentist back home in 2020!…

Steps We’ve Taken to Ensure Your Visit to Sloop Dental Co. is Safe

Dentistry is essential healthcare and now, more than ever, it’s important to take care of your oral health.
 American Dental Association (ADA) President Chad P. Gehani explains: “Oral health is integral to overall health. Dentistry is essential health care. Dentistry is essential health care because of its role in evaluating, diagnosing, preventing or treating oral…

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869 Items Collected for Giving the Basics!

In June we announced we were hosting another Giving the Basics Dignity Drive and today we are proud to share that we collected 869 basic hygiene products! Our patients brought in 653 individual items including toilet paper, laundry detergent, soap, deodorant, trash bags, feminine hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, razors, and more.  Our office donated 216…

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The Pitch’s Best of KC 2020: Nominate Us (Please!)

The Pitch’s Best of Kansas City 2020 nominations are officially open, and we need your help! In 2019, more than 48,000 people cast over 535,000 votes and we walked away with the title of Best Dentist in Kansas City! We are so grateful to KC and our wonderful patients for taking the time to vote…

Black Lives Matter

We Stand With The Black Community + Resources

At Sloop Dental Co., we value tolerance and respect for others and their differences, including cultural and racial differences. We believe every single Black life matters and stand together with the Black community. We are dedicated to doing the work to make sure Sloop Dental Co. is an environment that is safe, welcoming and comfortable…

Giving the Basics

Giving the Basics Dignity Drive

Did you know many necessities of life are not covered by government assistance programs? Basics that so many of us take for granted, things like laundry soap, shampoo, deodorant, toilet paper and other personal care hygiene products, are hard to come by for many people in our community. We are proud to host a Dignity…

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We’re Back Open! (with Limited Appointments)

Hello Patients, Friends and Neighbors, We hope this email finds you and your family in good health. We are Open! Sloop Dental Co. is now open for routine dental care. Please note, we are adjusting our schedule to allow for social distancing, which means there are limited appointments available and fewer options when scheduling. Our…

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Southtown KC Features Sloop Dental Co. in Video

Southtown KC, in collaboration with Stellar Image Studios, created this video to tell the stories of Southtown. They wanted to share what businesses are doing to stay open and how they do business in the midst of COVID-19. We are honored to be featured. We love Southtown. We are Southtown Strong. More from Dr. Jackie…