Why Us

Crossroads Dentistry, located in Kansas City’s Crossroads community, combines the art of dentistry with 

graphic arts in a special way. Our dental office is in the forefront of dentistry, a multidisciplinary practice 

that provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive dental care for the entire family... in one convenient location.

Dr. Fleming and his staff have extensive training and experience which enables them to provide the full range of services of general dentistry:

Comprehensive diagnostics

restorative dentistry

Invisalign orthodontic invisible braces 

• prosthetics (crowns, bridges, partial   and complete dentures)

• endodontics (root canals)

periodontal therapy

• occlusal therapy (premature wear,  grinding, clinching and painful chewing)

• limited oral surgery

• cosmetic concerns and       transformations

Dr. Fleming is supported by a team of licensed dental hygienist and experienced dental assistants. Skilled laboratory technicians at local high quality dental labs fabricate full and partial dentures, and fixed bridges and specialty cosmetics.

High quality service is our goal, but quality service is more than the technical aspects of treating teeth 

and gums. Dentistry is a highly personalized service that involves numerous relationships between 

patients and our staff. We view each patient as special; each deserves our best effort. Quality service also means providing a warm, caring atmosphere, listening to our patients to understand their problems and needs, and answering all their dental questions.

Who We Are

J Daniel Fleming

"In the practice of comfortable care"

At Crossroads Dentistry, it is our goal to provide our patients with the highest quality dental care. We are committed to making sure that our dentistry is consistent with each individual's needs. We use the best materials and the latest accepted technologies in a clean, safe, pleasant, caring environment in 

order to bring our patients' total oral health to an optimal level. 

We are pleased to offer complete dental care for all patients. We feel that everyone should be able to keep their teeth for a full life time of enjoyment. Preservation, maintenance, replacement and reconstruction are what we are prepared for. If your teeth are lost, replacements should be comfortable, functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Affiliations and Certifications

     • UMKC Dental School Alumni 

     • UMKC Pharmacy School Alumni 

     • American Dental Association

     • Missouri Dental Association

     • Greater Kansas City Dental Society

     • Midwest Implant Institute Alumni

     • Pankey Institute Alumni

     • American Society of Forensic Odontology

     • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

     • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

Dr. Fleming has received certification in the following:

     • Aseptic Sterile Technique - University Health Sciences Center - Kansas City College               of Osteopathic Medicine 

     • Rootform Implant - Midwest Implant Institute at UMKC 

     • IV Sedation - Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH

     • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH 

     • Invisalign Orthodontics - Invisalign Corporation, Oregon USA 

     • Cerac Advanced Training - Sirona Corporation, Federal Republic of Germany

Our History

Dr. J. Daniel Fleming first opened the doors of this practice on May 6th, 1986 on West 39th St. in 

Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Fleming received his Bachelor of Sciences in Pharmacy from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, Pharmacy School and worked as a pharmacist through his training in dental school. Dr. Fleming graduated from the University of Missouri, Kansas City Dental School in 1985. 

Dr. Fleming, or "Dr. Dan" as his patients tend to call him, first worked with and eventually bought the 

practice from Dr. Robert Lee Scott, an established Westport Dentist. It was a small practice, but one 

that Dr. Fleming felt he could grow and serve well. An urban practice in the heart of one of the oldest 

neighborhoods in Kansas City was exactly the kind of practice that Dr. Fleming enjoys.

Dr. Fleming found a storefront location well situated to serve a broad spectrum of the public in a 

rich mix of older established neighborhoods of Hyde Park, Valentine, Coleman Highlands, Longfellow 

and Southmoreland Park, the eastside and the westside neighborhoods, downtown to the north, Brookside to the south and the local business people in the Westport/midtown area. 

Continuing to be an urban pioneer, Dr. Fleming moved one more time, this time seizing the opportunity to move to the Crossroads Arts District as the anchor tenant in the Filmrow Arts Building. Kansas City’s Film Row housed the Midwestern distribution centers of companies like Warner Brothers, Paramount, MGM, 20th Century Fox, and United Artists. Now it houses Crossroads Dentistry and APEX Art Space, where we live our belief in the art of dentistry. 

APEX Art Space 

APEX Art Space was created by Dr. Dan Fleming to showcase local artists in the Kansas City Area who might not otherwise have an opportunity to display their works in an appreciative venue. The exhibit provides an exceptional atmosphere for clients of Crossroads Dentistry and is available for the First Friday’s monthly art walk and gallery tour.

Dr. Fleming wanted to be part of the community of Crossroads, part of the art and creativity. Architect Scott Slaggie of Janntsch Slaggie Architects worked with Dr. Fleming to create an art space, architecture and soundscape which would be a pleasant distraction for his patients without interfering with the high quality of the services Crossroads Dentistry provides. 

Dr. Fleming also wanted to be sure that APEX would function as well as an art space as Crossroads Dentistry does as a dental office. 

First Fridays

On the first Friday of each month, Crossroads Dentistry joins the Crossroads District's other art galleries, studios, and restaurants in an evening of fun to showcase local and national artists. Crossroads Dentistry donates wall space to local artists, with a new display each month. Thousands of visitors come to the Crossroads District, and to Crossroads Dentistry’s APEX Art Space, each month. In addition to First Fridays, Crossroads Dentistry welcomes visitors to the gallery during normal office hours.