MEET OUR DOCTORS
Turnbow Family Dental with over 40 years of experience creating beautiful smiles
Dr. Bennett Turnbow
Dr. Bennett L. Turnbow, DDS is a native of Warrensburg, Missouri. An exceptional student, Dr. Turnbow had the rare privilege of being accepted to the UMKC School of Dentistry without first obtaining a Bachelor degree, and was one of the youngest dentists in his class. He graduated from University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1977 and has been practicing dentistry in Warrensburg ever since. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Missouri Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Greater Kansas City Dental Society.
Dr. Turnbow is skilled in all aspects of dentistry with a special emphasis on Cosmetic Dentistry. He is certified in soft and hard tissue laser techniques, which allow most soft tissue surgeries with virtually no bleeding or sutures and very little or no pain afterwards. He is trained and certified to deliver cutting-edge CEREC crowns and onlays in one visit, which eliminates the need for a second appointments and second anesthetic treatment. He has also been trained and certified in the placement of Lumineers, the “no tooth preparation” veneer. This breakthrough allows smile makeovers without tooth preparation and without local anesthetic. He also trained in both Fast Braces and Invisalign, the “invisible” teeth aligners for orthodontic treatment that replace the bulky and painful braces. They can be quickly removed for eating and cleaning the teeth and then immediately replaced.
Dr. William Turnbow
Dr. William Turnbow, DDS is a native of Warrensburg, Missouri. He follows in his father’s footsteps as a graduate of the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry. He joined Turnbow Family Dental in 2014. Helping people better their lives is what makes practicing dentistry most rewarding for Dr. William. He is a Royals and Chiefs fan, and enjoys gardening,, fishing and spending time with his wife and baby daughter.
Dr. Jim Whiteman
Dr. Jim Whiteman, DDS graduated from University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1980 and has been in practicing dentistry for 36 yrs. Dr. Whiteman is an Alumni of both the Pankey Institute for Dental Education, and the Dawson Academy. The things he loves most about dentistry are the people he gets meet and helping them keep their teeth. He enjoys cooking, fly fishing, and spending quality time with friends.