Welcome Sandy and Angela to Our Team

Independence, MO (March 2016) — We’re excited to introduce you to the two newest members of our dental health team. Sandy Kurok and Angela McCluskey both joined us to start 2016. Sandy joins our team as a dental assistant, bringing a wealth of dental health experience with her. Sandy primarily provides chairside assistance for Dr. […]

When Your Daughter Goes (Far) Off To College – Part 2

Editor’s Note: In Part 1, Susan Widick shared the lead-up to getting daughter Abbey off to Texas Christian University. In Part 2 below, she describes Move-in Day with Abbey, younger daughter Allie and husband Darrin. ***DISCLAIMER – I haven’t written a paper for a grade in nearly three decades. I am not the professional writer […]

When Your Daughter Goes (Far) Off To College – Part 1

About the author. Dr. Widick is a graduate of the University of Missouri and the UMKC School of Dentistry. Having just sent her first child, Abbey, off to Texas Christian University, she offers the following words for others sending a child off to school … or having a friend or family member who is doing so. […]

Happy Holidays 2014!

In 2014, we saw some exciting changes in our dental practice. Dr. Widick’s very first dental assistant, Julie Gooding, returned to our team. We added Jennifer Bell as a hygienist. And we welcomed our new associate, Dr. Katie Oatman. Julie, Jen and Dr. Oatman have been great additions to our team, and they — and […]

Dr. Katie Oatman Joins Our Team

Dr. Katherine “Katie” Oatman has joined the Independence general family dental practice of Dr. Susan Appleberry Widick. Dr. Oatman is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, where she performed rotations at a Federally Qualified Health Center and at a private clinic. Dr. Oatman also performed outreach educational services and […]