Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Sunflower Family Dentistry, Your Dentist in Kansas City, Kansas!

Welcome! The dental professionals at Sunflower Family Dentistry are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dental and dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your teeth.

Our web site also provides you with background about our, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose , you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for our capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

  • Dr.
    Mark Gilmore

    Dr. Gilmore believes everyone should have a fun, friendly, and relaxed time at the dentist and have the
    opportunity to receive the best and latest dentistry available. His commitment to providing the best
    dentistry is proven by his precise expertise.“I invite you to come visit us and meet myself and our team.
    We’d love to take care of your dental needs and find a dental home for you and your family for years to

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Hours of Operation

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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm







Featured Articles

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "I absolutely love Dr. Gilmore and his staff. They are all so friendly. My children even look forward to their 6 month visits because the staff is so good with them. I would highly recommend this dental office to anyone looking for a new dentist!"
    Brandi B.
  • "I have been a patient of Sunflower Family Dentistry for many years. When Dr. Beckett retired I was anxious for the transition to a new Dentist, however, I could not be more pleased with Dr. Gilmore! A dental appointment with Dr. Gilmore and his staff has never been anything short of comfortable, informative and welcoming…you become a member of the Sunflower “family”. I look forward to my quarterly visits. Not many people would say that about visiting a dentist. 😀"
    Melissa Z.
  • "Dr Gilmore and the staff at Sunflower Family Dentistry are amazing! I have been going to Dr Gilmore for the past five years. I have sensitive teeth and he is very conscious to make sure that I feel no pain. I would not hesitate to recommend Sunflower Family Dentistry to family and friends."
    Matt J.
  • "Excellent dental care! Dr. Gilmore is personable and knowledgeable, and he and his staff always provide a comfortable, pleasant experience. I needed a lot of restorative and cosmetic dentistry when I first became a patient at Sunflower Family Dentistry eight years ago. I am extremely satisfied with the results, and I highly recommend Dr. Gilmore and his staff!"
    Ryan B.
  • "You will be meet with the nicest and most professional people in the industry. They are quick to get to work and ensure only top notch dental work."