Governor Brownback makes Dental Board Appointments

Dental Board Announcement 050913


Kansas Dental Board

The Kansas Dental Board was created to carry out and enforce the Kansas Dental Practices Act. The Board consists of nine members: six licensed and qualified resident dentists (one from each congressional district and two at-large), two licensed and qualified resident dental hygienists, and one representative from the general public. Members of the Board are appointed by the Governor for four-year terms and serve until their successors are appointed.

  • Dr. Jarrod Jones, Hays, is co-owner and dentist at Cedar Lodge Dental Group, LLC.  After graduating from Kansas State University in 1998, Dr. Jones earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas-Dental Branch in Houston, TX in 2003. He is appointed to a four-year term.
  • Donna Thomas, D.D.S., M.S., Mission Hills, has been a board certified pediatric dentist since 1994.  Dr. Thomas practices in Leawood, KS and Lees Summit and North Kansas City, MO and serves as an assistant professor at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, UMKC.  She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri-KC as well as a Master of Science in Pediatrics and completed a graduate pediatric dental residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  Dr. Thomas is appointed to fill an unexpired term.