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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Gregory Luerding, DDS

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Luerding, DDS is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

"One of my favorite quotes from a professor in Dental School is, 'You cannot use tooth colored filling material to restore back teeth.' This reminds me that what we hold to be true today might just turn out not to be true tomorrow. Some truths are timeless while others are not. Another quote I like, whether it applies to dentistry or life in general, is "You didn't come this far just to get this far. Keep going."

My Mission

"As my dental career is concerned, I have a few goals. I’d like to be as skilled as possible to provide the most esthetic and functional dental care with proven and predictable longevity. I strive to sincerely care about my patients, sharing in their joys and more importantly their struggles. I aim to never make my patients wait for their appointments. I am never afraid to admit I don’t know something and am always fair, honest and joyful."

Education

William Jewell College – Liberty, MO
Vienna International Music Center – Wien, Austria
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry – Kansas City, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Luerding stays up-to-date on the latest techniques in the dental industry by attending advanced training courses. Among his favorites are the Dawson Academy, University of Missouri – Kansas City Post Graduate Program in Esthetic Dentistry and Minnesota School of Dentistry Post Graduate Esthetic Dentistry Program.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Luerding and his wife met in 1970, married in 1978 and have raised 5 children. In 1986, they moved to Lake Saint Louis, MO where he started and continues to operate his family dental practice. The most important thing in Dr. Luerding’s life is his faith in Jesus Christ. Among other things, he enjoys running, health and fitness and music. For over 30 years, he’s been an avid runner and in the last five years he has completed over 20 marathons. He enjoys training with a personal trainer and occasionally plays piano in church. Dentistry is his ultimate hobby. With technical and material advancements and developments, he believes there is always something to learn. Dr. Luerding’s team represents close to 300 years combined experience. Overall, he loves being a dentist!