about our dental office  Kansas City, MO
Here at KC Smile Doc, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family’s needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (816) 822-0990!

J. Richard Burch DDS


Dr. J. Richard Burch earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas, and in 1978 he graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry. Presently, Dr. Burch is committed to continuing his dental education to keep abreast of the latest innovations and advancements in cosmetic dentistry. Throughout the year he attends many continuing education seminars so he is always able to offer his patients the finest, most effective dental treatments available.

Dr. J. Richard Burch is a member of many distinguished dental associations including:

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Greater Kansas City Dental Society
Missouri Dental Society
American Dental Association

UMKC 1978

Affiliations and Certifications:
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Julie Buehler

Office Manager

Julie has been Dr. Burch’s Office Manager for over 28 years. She has been a part of the practice since the beginning. Julie is a big part of the practice. From the time the patients walk into when they leave they will always see this smiling face. Julie prides herself on customer service and treating patients how she wants to be treated. When not at work, Julie spends time with her husband and children. She enjoys a good book and gardening.

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Beka Bronson

Marketing Manager

Beka has been in the dentistry field since 2003. She has been through several consulting firms, CE courses, classes in business and customer service, extensive training in all areas, and has a multitude of knowledge. From multiple duties in the front office and a dental assistant, she is always on the go. She started as a dental assistant and decided that her niche was the front office. She has a passion for accounts and insurance, as well as anything on the computer. She is compassionate and dedicated.
Beka is a Tech Geek and is not afraid to express it. She had been with us for a few years before moving to Texas where some of her family resides. She has been with us a total of 9 yrs. She has been married since 2004 and has a son. She has 2 silly dogs that she also considers her other children.

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Steph Dominguez

Lead Dental Assistant

Steph has been in the dental field since 2003. She has continued her dental career with many C.E. courses and certifications along the way. She loves to make patients smile and laugh, but most of all, help them feel comfortable and confident in their smile. Steph is a mother of two children, one dog, one turtle, and nine chickens. She loves spending time with family and friends. In her spare time, she loves woodworking, crafting, photography, singing, and playing volleyball.

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