Dr. Gerald Spencer has been setting the highest standards of excellence in orthodontics for more than 30 years and uses the most advanced techniques available today. An Oklahoma native, Dr. Spencer earned his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University (Dean’s Honor Roll) before earning his dental degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He then continued his education by completing a specialized residency in orthodontics, also at UMKC.
Through his advanced training and testing, Dr. Spencer is board-certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction held by less than 25% of practicing orthodontists. He has completed specialized courses to become certified by the American Board of Pain Management and has published articles in peer-reviewed orthodontic journals. Dr. Spencer is also a member in other leading orthodontic organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Association of Functional Orthodontics. In recognition of his experience and judgment, Dr. Spencer was personally appointed by Missouri’s governor to the Missouri State Dental Board, where he served as president in his fifth year.
Dr. Spencer is well-known as a warm and considerate professional who provides exceptional treatment results. He supports his local community and is also a volunteer with the Virginia Brown Community Orthodontic Partnership. Dr. Spencer is also known for his comical and witty nature, this makes treatment both productive and entertaining.
Away from the office, Dr. Spencer enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing acoustic guitar. He especially likes spending his free time with his wife and four sons.