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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Emily Handley, DDS

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Handley, 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.

“I enjoy being a dentist, because I like to help people feel better and improve their self-confidence.”

My Mission

“My mission is to take care of my patients’ dental needs, as well as their desires, in a kind, gentle, and timely manner. I take pride in being a healthcare provider, along with the relationships I build with my patients along the way.”

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry – Kansas City, MO

Missouri State University – Springfield, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Handley is an active member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and Greater Kansas City Dental Society. She is also a preferred provider of Invisalign. The dental professional has successfully completed Endo WaveOne Gold, Excellence in Leadership, and Bell Leadership.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Handley currently resides in Kearney, MO, with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling, water sports, reading, and spending quality time with her family.

Elizabeth Kate McClain, DDS

"I take pride in being a dental care professional; it's my goal to positively impact my patients' oral health as well as their overall well-being. It's extremely rewarding restoring their health and confidence."

My Mission

"It's my goal to be gentle, sincere and straightforward with my patients. I care deeply about the quality of my work and helping my patients improve their quality of life. I truly value the relationships I build with them and the community I serve."

Education

  • University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry – Kansas City, MO
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. McClain is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and American Association of Women Dentists. She also graduated from Aesthetic Continuum of Cosmetic Dentistry and is a Preferred Provider of Invisalign.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. McClain currently resides in Independence, MO with her husband Colin. She's involved with Young Professionals, and enjoys traveling, biking, kayaking, painting, reading and sculpting.