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Dr. Esther Pedersen
Dr. Sunny Patel

Call Overland Park Office: 913.491.1200
Call Peculiar: 816.620.2022

Welcome to Love to Smile Dentistry

Dr. Esther Pedersen, Dr. Sunny Patel, and their staff welcome you! Our patient-centered clinic offers comprehensive dental care for the entire family. At Love to Smile caring for you is our top priority.

We want you to have a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile that can last a lifetime. Dr. Pedersen and Dr. Patel enjoy providing dental care for children, adults, and seniors. We understand the need for consistent care and treat each patient like family.

Our compassionate and professional staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of care possible. Our focus is on providing excellent and effective care that is responsive to the needs of our community.

Call today and let us help you gain the confidence you’ve always wanted when you put your best smile forward. We want you to love to smile!


  • "This is a great practice. I'm able to get appointments that fit my schedule & there is little or no waiting when you arrive for your appointment. Everyone is friendly & professional."~ Anonymous

  • "I had to make a last minute reschedule and they were more than willing and able to accommodate me. I always receive the best of treatment during my visits. If you are not going to Dr. Pedersen, then you’re not getting the best care possible!"~ Kevin C.

  • "Stacy, the recip was AMAZINGLY FRIENDLY. What a great face & voice for your company. The doc Patel & her assistant were also AMAZING."~ Kevin P.

  • "Always friendly & helpful. When I needed to come in for a lost filling, was able to get in same day. Dr Patel was able to complete the work quickly & I've been pleased with the result."~ Ellen B.

  • "Love the early appointments before work. Friendly professional staff. Thanks to all."~ Cynthia P.

  • Dr. Esther Pedersen

    Dr. Pedersen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Nebraska. She then went on to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, where she graduated with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She is Board Certified and a member of the American Dental Association, Kansas Dental Association,the Fifth District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Orthodontic Society.

    In her spare time, Dr. Pedersen enjoys spending time with her three children while biking, swimming, and discovering new adventures in the Kansas City metro area. She is also actively involved with her children's school, sports and musical activities.

  • Dr. Sunny Patel

    Dr. Patel graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. He then went on to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, where he finished in the top of his class and graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery with Highest Distinction. He continued his training at University of Missouri Kansas City, where he completed his Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program. This allowed Dr. Patel to expand his knowledge on Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Full Mouth Restorations, and TMJ therapy. He is Board Certified and a member of the American Dental Association, Kansas Dental Association, the Fifth District Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

    In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time discovering new adventures in the Kansas City metro area. He also loves to travel, snowboard, and trying new restaurants.

  • Debi P.

    Debi was born in Mexico, MO and went to high school in Sedalia, MO where she graduated in 1985. She has been a certified dental assistant since 1988. Debi has been living in the Kansas City area since 1992, where she began been working with UMKC School of Dentistry until joining the Love to Smile Team. She has 3 dogs named Chester, Cavity, and eMax. Debi enjoys camping, swimming, working out, cooking with her church, and spending time with family and friends. Debi just recently finished her first triathlon and a couple of 5k walks.

  • Steffany M.

    Steffany is a graduate of Pittsburg State University. She lives on a farm south of Kansas City, where her family trains race horses. Steffany enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. When her family is not racing they enjoy going to the lake. Steffany and her husband share the dream of being the next Kentucky Derby winner.

  • Becky J.

    Becky has lived in the Overland Park area since 1980. She was an assistant for 9 years before going back to hygiene school. Becky graduated in 1987. She has 2 sons. Becky loves her career in dentistry because it's always changing, and she enjoys working with great patients!

  • Vickie T.

    Vickie is originally from Breckenridge, MN. She graduated from the North Dakota State College of Science with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1979. Vickie and her husband, Gordon have recently built their retirement home at Sugar Valley Lake. They both love to golf in their free time. Her passion is quilting and gardening when she is not in the dental office. Vickie feels very fortunate to love her profession and the people that she has been serving for the past 33 years.

  • Myra D.

    Myra was born in Durango, Mexico and is a graduate of Concorde Career College. She loves listening to a variety of music, and spending time with family and friends. She enjoys playing sports, watching movies, and meeting new people. She is always looking for new activities to try.

Services Provided

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Time and Locations

Overland Park

Phone: 913.491.1200
10925 Antioch Rd. Ste. 201
Overland Park, KS 66210

Book a Consultation

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 8-5 pm
  • Tuesday 8-5 pm
  • Wednesday 8-5 pm
  • Thursday 7-5 pm
  • Friday 8-5 pm
  • Saturday Closed


Phone: 816.620.2022
215 N. Main St
Peculiar, MO 64078

Book a Consultation

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 8-5 pm
  • Friday 8-5 pm
  • Saturday Closed

Payment Options

The cost of your treatment will vary depending on your individual needs and treatment plan. We will discuss with you the cost of your treatment and each of your available payment plan options before you begin, so you can make the best choice for you, your smile, and your family.

Payments can be made by cash, check, most major credit cards. We can arrange to accept payments through third party financial institution such as Care Credit. Our dental care team is always available to outline basic, comprehensive and specialty needs for our patients and a “game plan” to help make it happen.

Our office staff is always available to help you with insurance claims and paperwork. We’ll work with your insurance provider to make sure that your coverage meets your needs and your budget.

Please let us know if you have any questions about your insurance coverage or ideas about how we can make your entire dental experience a pleasant one.

Dr. Pedersen and Dr. Patel are Preferred Providers for the following dental insurance companies:

Contact Us

Overland Park Phone: (913) 491-1200
10925 Antioch Rd. Ste. 201
Overland Park, KS 66210
Peculiar Phone: (816) 620-2022
215 N. Main St
Peculiar, MO 64078

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