Meet the Doctors
WILLIAM J. DUENSING SR.
William J. Duensing Sr. graduated from The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1947. After a brief stent as a clinical instructor he joined the United States Navy as a general dentist in 1950. After 3 years of service Dr. Duensing Sr. decided to leave the Navy and begin a career in private practice. He opened his practice in North Kansas City where he practiced for the next 35 years, retiring in 1987. Dr. Duensing Sr. earned a reputation for gentle, compassionate care that his patients still remember today.
WILLIAM J. DUENSING JR.
William J. Duensing Jr. attended St. Gabriel’s and St. Patrick’s grade school and graduated from St. Pius X High School in Kansas City. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1973. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1977. After graduation he served in the United States Air Force Dental Corp as a general dentist. After 4 years of service he left the Air Force and joined his father in private practice in 1981. For the past 31 years he has led Duensing Family Dentistry (DFD) and continued the legacy set by Dr. Duensing Sr.
"My career in dentistry has truly been rewarding and I am looking forward to the next few years as a great opportunity to continue learning and helping our patients. In my position as the bridge between my father and my son I have a unique perspective of how new ideas and enthusiasm, tempered with experience can produce great results. I am excited to practice with my son and to continue to learn and provide care for our wonderful patients."
WILLIAM M. DUENSING
William M. Duensing attended St. Patrick’s grade school and graduated from St. Pius X High School in Kansas City. In 2003 he graduated from The University of Kansas with a degree in evolutionary biology and genetics. In 2008 he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. After graduation he served as a staff general dentist in the United States Navy for 4 years. After leaving the Navy he joined his father at Duensing Family Dentistry in 2012.
"A career in dentistry was an easy choice for me to make after college. I am proud to have had the opportunity to serve my country in the United States Navy as a general dentist. While in the Navy I had the privilege of learning from and working right beside some of the brightest minds in dentistry today. I am honored and humbled to join my father, Dr. William J. Duensing Jr. at the dental practice started almost 60 years ago by my grandfather Dr. William J. Duensing Sr. I am pleased to bring my clinical experience, knowledge and abilities back home to the community where I was raised. I look forward to working for the families and the community of the Kansas City Northland."