About Your Dentist
To make a real difference in someone's life by giving him or her a smile that looks and feels great in a kind and gentle setting.
Dr. Silverstein was attracted to dentistry because it allows him to have a positive impact on others' lives through artistry and service. He seeks to treat his patients with compassion and tenderness and enjoys helping people overcome their understandable dental fears. His favorite quote about dentistry is, "People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care." Dr. Silverstein aims to create a comfortable atmosphere in which he provides patients with comprehensive oral healthcare, from extractions to whitening. Dave values the opportunity to help everyone get the smile they have always wanted and show them how pleasant a dental experience can truly be!
After growing up in the Kansas City area, Dr. Silverstein attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he enjoyed four years on the rowing team and earned two degrees in neuroscience and biology. He discovered is passion for dentistry in 2010 and graduated from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri, with honors in oral surgery. He then went on to complete a General Practice Residency at the Truman Medical Center, also located in Kansas City. Dr. Silverstein has continued to develop his clinical skills by completing some advanced courses in cosmetics, endodontics, and oral surgery.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Silverstein currently lives in Lee's Summit with his wife, Caitlin, and their black Labrador, Lady. When he isn't practicing dentistry, Dave can be found around the meat smoker, pulling weeds in the garden, or fishing on the lake. He also enjoys music, sailing, SCUBA diving, woodworking, cooking, and DIY home projects. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Silverstein is passionate about and sustainability and reducing his carbon footprint.