Preferred Dental - Ryan Ferns, DDS
Dentist in Blue Springs, MO See Services
About our office
Meet our team
Dr. Ferns was born and raised in Kansas City, where he lived until he went on to the University of Missouri-Columbia for his undergraduate education. Dr. Ferns continued his studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Ferns completed a General Practice Residency at Truman Medical Center- Lakewood which focused on training in general dentistry, endodontics, implant placement, and oral surgery. Dr. Ferns went on to practice in California before fina...Read More
Elizabeth grew up in Blue Springs. As Office Manager, she loves educating patients on their dental needs and answering questions to help them achieve a healthy smile. She became a dental assistant in 1998 and is certified with Expanded Functions in Missouri. She additionally taught at Advantage Dental Assisting School in Olathe, KS. Elizabeth is a mother of 3 children, away from the office, she is continually supporting from the sideline as her kids play soccer.
Leah is a small-town girl from Odessa, Missouri. She graduated from Adlard Dental Assisting school in 2004. Leah has continued her training and has achieved the Expanded Functions Dental Assisting duties in multiple dental disciplines. Leah is great at building relationships with patients and making them feel comfortable and at home in the dental office. Away from the office, Leah loves spending time with her family and friends.
Heidi has been a dental assistant since 2013. She has assisted in a wide spectrum of dentistry, her favorite being prosthodontics and oral surgery. She loves everything about dentistry, especially connecting with her patients. She grew up south of Kansas City but prefers being in the city. In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her nieces.
When you walk into our office you will be greeted by Star. Star has been working in the dental field since 2002. Her initial training was as a Dental Assistant. Due to this training, she is very knowledgeable not only with front office duties, but with the clinical side of dentistry as well. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Jake, and her two golden labs, Lexi and Bentley. She also loves to be around her friends and family and is an avid pool player.
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Services we provide
At Preferred Dental - Ryan Ferns, DDS we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide
We offer a number of convenient payment options for our patients which make it easy to afford any care you may need.
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
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- Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Assurant Employee Benefits
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
- Delta Dental
- Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
- Principal Financial Group
- Reliance Standard
- Sun Life Financial