was born in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas where he graduated from Immaculata High School. He went to Michigan State University, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology.
During the Viet Nam War, he went through Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. He became a Naval Flight Officer and served as a Reconaissance Attack Navigator in the RA-5C Vigilante at the Naval Air Station in Albany, Georgia. He later was an Electronic Warfare Officer in Norfolk, Virginia flying in the EA-4 Skyhawk and the EA-3 Skywarrior.
Following his Naval Service, he received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of Kansas and became a financial analyst.
He graduated from the School of Dentistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1981. completed his training in Periodontics at UMKC School of Dentistry in 1983. He has practiced in Shawnee, Kansas since 1983, moving into his state of the art office in 2004. He emphasizes the treatment of advanced periodontal disease and is dedicated to saving the teeth of his patients and restoring them to natural function.
and his experienced and dedicated staff take great strides in insuring that all patients have the most comfortable experience possible.
He has been married to Patricia S. Strutz for 26 years and lives in Shawnee, KS.
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