Maria Kunstadter, DDS

Maria Kunstadter
The TeleDentists

Dr. Kunstadter graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. While there, she co-founded the UMKC Dental Outreach Program. For 25 years, the program has taken students, faculty, and alumni to low- and middle-income countries to provide dental care. Dr. Kunstadter has led and participated in more than 24 medical mission trips worldwide since 1982.

Dr. Kunstadter has been in private practice of dentistry for over 30 years. In 2001, she co-founded The Smile Salon, the Midwest’s first dental spa. In 2004, she was designated an “Innovator" by the Invisalign Corporation. In 2008, she achieved the designation of Elite Preferred Provider with Invisalign, which is awarded to only one percent of Invisalign providers in the world. Dr. Kunstadter was the first woman dentist to be awarded this honor. She is an international speaker with Invisalign and continued to receive Elite Status during her tenure at the Smile Salon.

In 2013, Dr. Kunstadter was appointed the Dental Director of The PAINS Alliance of Kansas City, an organization developed to address chronic pain nationwide.

She is the co-founder of The TeleDentists, the first teledental platform to provide dental consultation services to the healthcare industry.