Preventative Care

Preventative dentistry is proactive dental care intended to assist in preventing dental problems and related health conditions before they begin.

Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer something different – aesthetic dentistry that honors your personality and your spirit, and celebrates everything that makes you an extraordinary person.

Dental Implants

Dental implants can get you back to enjoying life in ways that dentures and bridges never could, and implant dentistry can replace a single tooth or multiple teeth.

TMJ Therapy

We arrange everything to ensure your comfort while you are with us. We keep you fully informed, answering all questions on any aspect of our services.

Why You Should Choose Us

Whether you are looking for your regular dental examination and cleaning, TMJ treatmentcosmetic dentistry, or dental implants, when you turn to us you will discover beauty, comfort, function and longevity. Discover the possibilities offered by our dentists in Lawrence, Kansas.

Beyond health, our dentists practice dentistry that is more than science . . . it’s artistry. In the hands and vision of Dr. Otten, all dentistry is an art form, transforming any smile to one that is balanced and natural looking – and, above all else, healthy. Your smile will be the blend of natural form and function as a result of our technical mastery.



“People always compliment me about my beautiful smile. I can’t imagine even once having my old smile. You truly go far above and beyond and my whole family talks about it and appreciates it.”

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Here's What Our Patients Have To Say

"Dr. Otten and his entire staff understand dental health affects not only your mouth but also your whole body and equally other physical conditions may be a cause of an existing dental health issue. His commitment to treating the whole person has exceeded my expectation and gained my trust. "

- Lee H.

"Dr. James Otten and his entire team were outstanding. From the minute I walked in the door and was greeted with a smile I knew I was home. The dental service was personalized to my individual needs and the quality of care was exceptional. I couldn’t ask for a better smile. I highly recommend this office."

- G Edwards

"Highly highly recommend Dr. Ristow! He takes the time to explain everything and answer all your questions! You never feel like you are being rushed or that you don’t get enough time with him. He truly cares about us patients and treats you like family! Cannot say enough good things about him and the entire staff!"

- Taylor V.

"Debbie and staff are so welcoming and made me and my daughter feel very comfortable. And Dr. Ristow did the same! He was thorough and really related well with my 14-yr-old daughter. A great experience at the dentist! I'd highly recommend them."

- Jeanne T.

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(785) 843-6404

930 Iowa St #1, Lawrence, KS, 66044