Meet Our Doctors
Guiding you to a healthier, happier smile.
Dr. Jamie Ritchie, DDS
Our dentist in Lawrence, KS ensures you feel confident about your treatment.
Dr. Ritchie grew up in the small western Kansas community of Wakeeney. She is a third-generation Jayhawk who completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Kansas. While attending KU, she was a varsity member of the women’s tennis team, a Kansas scholar-athlete, and on the dean’s list. Dr. Ritchie went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry with honors in endodontic studies.
Upon graduation, Dr. Ritchie went to Nashville, Tennessee, where she joined a multi-specialty dental practice. During these years, she gained additional experience in the areas of pediatric and cosmetic dentistry, conscious sedation, and full-mouth reconstruction. Dr. Ritchie loves to serve patients of all ages while providing a personalized approach to comprehensive dental care.
LIFE OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Dr. Jamie Ritchie is married to Dr. Coleman Ritchie, MD, who is a dermatologist and dermatopathologist. They have a son, Liam, and two miniature dachshund fur babies named Leon and Banks. Dr. Ritchie likes to run, play tennis, and is obsessed with all things KU, whether it be basketball, football, volleyball, or Baby Jay!
‘‘I treat each patient as if they were a member of my own family!" - Dr. Ritchie
Dr. Brent R. Jones, DDS
Dr. Brent combines expertise and compassion during every visit.
Dr. Kurt L. Glendening, DDS
Benefit from Dr. Glendening's vast experience and attention to detail.
Dr. Glendening attended the University of Kansas and obtained his bachelor of pharmacy degree in 1980. He then went on to the University of Missouri-Kansas School of Dentistry for the next four years where he got his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). In addition to his education, Dr. Glendening also pursued a bachelor of animal science in 1997 at Fort Hays State University.
Dr. Kurt Glendening practiced dentistry in Hays, KS, for twenty-eight years before moving to Lawrence in 2014. Dr. Glendening has worked as an associate for Dr. Ritchie since 2018 and has enjoyed getting to know the patients in the Lawrence area. He loves sharing his widespread knowledge of dentistry with his fellow dentists, staff, and patients.
LIFE OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Dr. Glendening and his beautiful wife, Carol, have been blessed with three children and three grandchildren! The couple always enjoys watching them grow and are amazed at how fast time flies. Dr. Glendening’s hobbies include traveling to new places, golfing, and enjoys going for walks with his family.
‘‘If I can make every patient feel calm and collected during their appointment, then I am doing my job right." - Dr. Kurt