William C. Strutz, DDS


Dr. William Strutz was born in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas, where he graduated from Immaculata High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at Michigan State University with a B.S. degree in Zoology. He played midfield on Michigan State’s lacrosse team.

After graduation, he served as a Naval Flight Officer. Dr. Strutz retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He was awarded the National Defense Medal.

He graduated from the School of Dentistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1981. Dr. Strutz completed his training in Periodontics at UMKC School of Dentistry in 1983. He has practiced in Shawnee, Kansas, since graduation. Dr. Strutz had a successful satellite practice with a large group in Manhattan, Kansas, for 15 years. He also has served as an Assistant Professor of Dentistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry.

He emphasizes the treatment of advanced periodontal disease and is dedicated to saving the teeth of his patients and restoring them to natural function. Dr. Strutz and his experienced and dedicated staff take great strides in ensuring that all patients have the most comfortable experience possible.

He is married to Patricia Strutz and lives in Shawnee. He enjoys aerobic and resistance fitness training, cooking, photography, and is a self-taught maker of leaded and stained glass windows. Dr. Strutz was a contestant on the long-running television show, Jeopardy.

Contact us today to learn more about periodontal care and schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Strutz!

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