Brian Vierthaler, D.D.S.
Dr. Vierthaler grew up in Olathe, KS, the second youngest of six children. After playing basketball in junior college for two years, Dr. Vierthaler graduated from Emporia State University with his chemistry degree in 1997. Upon graduating, he followed in his father’s footsteps and enrolled at the UMKC School of Dentistry, graduating in 2002.
Dr. Vierthaler was awarded the, “Excellence in Geriatric Dentistry Award” during his last year of dental school. In 2009, Dr. Vierthaler was recognized by the Missouri Dental Association, receiving the “Outstanding New Dental Leader Award.” One year later, he was recognized by the UMKC Alumni Association as the “Young Alum of the Year.” Dr. Vierthaler is also a graduate of MDA’s “Leadership Development Continuum”, and is an Associate Fellow within The World Clinical Laser Institute.
Dr. Vierthaler is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and Northwest Dental Society. He has served as past president of the Northwest Dental Society, and as Northwest Trustee to the Missouri Dental Association. Dr. Vierthaler has always been passionate in delivering quality care, as well as making state-of-the-art technology available to his patients. In recent years, Dr. Vierthaler has averaged over 150 hours per year of continuing education to ensure he is delivering the best care possible, while keeping up to date with new procedures.
Dr. Vierthaler is a general dentist with advanced orthodontic training adminstered through the American Orthodontic Society. Dr. Vierthaler treats both phase I and phase II orthodontic cases, as well as providing limited treatment for esthetics to enhance restorative dentistry.
In his spare time, Dr. Vierthaler enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife, Rebecca, have been married since 2003. They have four wonderful children; Samantha, Rylee, Lucas, and Kyle.
Giving back has always been a priority to Dr. Vierthaler. He participates in Missouri’s DDS program (Donated Dental Services), which benefits low-income Missourians.