Westport Plaza Dental Associates is a full-service general and cosmetic dental practice located at the entrance of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza. You can find us at the crossroads of 47th Street and Roanoke Parkway, where our fourth-floor office in the Park Plaza building overlooks our city’s beautiful Plaza architecture.
Our practice is built on the foundation of high-quality dental care with unparalleled service. We enjoy the conveniences of a small boutique workplace, allowing us to be efficient while maximizing the time we can spend at our patient’s side. We strive to provide dental care that is necessary, safe, and tailored to the needs of every patient.
The investment you make in your oral health matters to us, so we continue to prioritize our staff’s education by staying ahead of industry trends and attending continuing education classes regularly. Our dental office conducts monthly meetings to discuss how we can improve our skills as health care providers and our ability to connect with patients.
We have seen the majority of our patients and their families for 20 or more years, and they often choose to come here even when we are out of their insurance network. Whether you are a young professional, have a family, or are enjoying retirement, we always welcome new patients and would love to have you as part of our dental family.
Dr. Dustin K. Mace
Dr. Dustin K. Mace was raised in Columbia, MO, where he attended the University of Missouri and studied engineering and chemistry. He then attended UMKC where he received his doctorate from the UMKC School of Dentistry in 2007. After graduating from UMKC, Dr. Mace served as Director of Dental Services at Crider Health Center, a public health clinic near St. Louis, MO. During his six-year service in public health, Dr. Mace gained invaluable experience treating both adults and children with diverse backgrounds and dental needs.
Dr. Mace enjoys a variety of dentistry and makes every effort to stay current with modern approaches to patient treatment. His interests include restorative dentistry, cosmetic and esthetic dentistry including tooth colored fillings, crowns, and veneers, as well as providing comprehensive quality dental care to the entire family. He is experienced with complete and partial dentures, as well as treatment options for replacing missing teeth. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and the Greater Kansas City Dental Society. In addition, Dr. Mace always stays current with continuing education and exceeds the minimum requirements by the state dental board.
Dr. Mace is married to his high school sweetheart, and together they have two daughters and a son. He enjoys playing guitar, reading, and exercising. On the weekends, Dr. Mace enjoys taking his kids to the park, traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time outdoors with his family.
Dr. Gary P. Morgan
Dr. Gary Morgan is a native of Kansas City and a graduate of Center High School. He served in the US Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technician before returning to school. He majored in biology as an undergraduate of UMKC and received his doctorate from UMKC School of Dentistry.
Dr. Morgan pursues continuing education to stay abreast of scientific research, as it impacts modern dental treatment. The aspects of dentistry he most enjoys are cosmetic and restorative dentistry and orthodontic treatment with Invisalign. He belongs to the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and the Greater Kansas City Dental Society.
Dr. Morgan and his wife have two married sons, one granddaughter, and one very funny Jack Russell mutt named Stanley. They enjoy travel, camping, bicycling, gardening, and snorkeling. Dr. Morgan plays golf avidly, and Dr. Morgan is a proud member of Rotary International through the Kansas City-Plaza Rotary Club.
Dr. Sky M. Kurlbaum
Dr. Sky Kurlbaum grew up in Kansas City, KS, graduating from Shawnee Mission East High School before attending the University of Kansas. Dr. Kurlbaum attended UMKC School of Dentistry, graduating in 2017 as one of the most productive student doctors highly regarded by faculty and patients alike. In addition to working at Westport Plaza Dental Associates, Dr. Kurlbaum has also chosen to give back to the community by serving children from low-income families at a wonderful non-profit clinic in Harrisonville, MO.
Dr. Kurlbaum worked hard throughout dental school to ensure he could provide for all the needs of his patients. He focused on cosmetic and restorative dentistry as a member of the Prosthetic Honors program, which included more advanced training during dental school and monthly meetings on advanced dental techniques. Dr. Kurlbaum also completed double the required training for complete dentures, partial dentures, root canals, and extractions, readying himself for the pace of private practice. Dr. Kurlbaum has prioritized his pediatric training in order to provide quality dental care to entire families and is continuing that training through his work in public health. Dr. Kurlbaum is beyond excited to begin his journey in dentistry and to start that journey by joining the Westport Plaza Dental family!
Dr. Kurlbaum married his best friend, Nicole, and they live in Brookside with their two dachshunds, Pepper and Bandit. Sky is an Eagle Scout and loves being outdoors. His family has a 3,000-plant tomato farm in KCK that delivers tomatoes to restaurants around the city, including Brio, Michael Smith’s, Bristol, Jasper’s, and more. On the weekends, Dr. Kurlbaum enjoys traveling, playing sports, boating, tailgating at sporting events, and spending time on his family farm.