Dr. Joseph P. Chang, is a native of Hawaii and received his undergraduate degree from Creighton University in Nebraska.
Dr. Deanne Strong is a native of Wichita, Kansas and did her undergraduate work at Wichita State University. She and Dr Chang graduated from UMKC Dental School in 1985. Following their graduation, they married and established a dental practice in Wichita, Kansas, where they have diligently served area families for over 25 years.
Both Doctors' professional memberships include the American Dental Association and the Kansas Dental Association, the Wichita District Dental Society, and they are members of the Create Study Club.
Dr Strong was named by her colleagues as one of Wichita's Top Dentists in a survey conducted by the Wichita Register magazine for 2006. Later, in 2008, both Drs Chang and Strong were selected by their peers as part of the Top Dentists in the Wichita area and acknowledged in the Wichita Register magazine. Each of the doctors have also been volunteers for the Kansas Mission of Mercy.
Both Dr Strong and Dr Chang are highly committed to understanding and applying the latest in dental technology. To this end, they have pursued hands-on, specialized training in cosmetic Dentistry and Advanced Occlusion courses from Louisiana University School of Dentistry conducted by Dr. Jimmy Eubank.
It's the people that make a practice successful. We are especially proud of our dental staff. The first priority of our friendly and caring staff is to serve your needs. Our front office team consists of Jana and our office manager, Valerie. They collectively have over 30 years experience and are well qualified to answer any questions you may have regarding scheduling, billing arrangements and insurance. Our 3 dental assistants, Vickie, Cheri, and Lisa, along with our hygienists, Lisa, Debbie and Nicole, comprise our clinical team who partner with Drs Chang and Strong to provide high quality patient care.
We all take our work very seriously, but we pride ourselves on doing it in a fun way. We want you to enjoy coming to see us and to feel comfortable with the treatment you receive. We are always available to answer your questions and help guide your through your dental treatment experience.
To help us develop the best plan for your dental health care, your medical and dental history will be discussed confidentially with the doctor. In order to provide you with a thorough oral and periodontal exam to identify decay, bone loss, and evaluate previous dental work and potential restorative needs x-rays will be necessary. Doctor will evaluate your smile, assess your oral health, and problem solve as needed.
At the end of your visit, we will develop treatment options and design a personal plan for you. We will discuss short and long-term goals, including fees and financial arrangements.
With professional excellence and personal care, we evaluate your particular dental health status, discuss how to optimize your health and provide the necessary services to correct and restore areas of concerns along the way.