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Smile Dental. Where you are treated like family.

Dentist Moberly, MO - Smile Dental

The emphasis of our office is to provide quality family dentistry while also offering a wide range of specialty services: including cosmetic, dentistry, and orthodontics. We have the experience and technology to improve your smile with comfort, safety, and affordability in mind.

You’ll be amazed at what we can do.

Our highest priority as dental professionals is to our patients. Dr. Kent Johnson created his practice with the vision of always placing the best interests of his patients first. Modern design, ultimate infection control, high tech sophistication, and over 40 years of experience in dental care make our group unquestionably a leader in dental health care.

Thank you for visiting our website and we invite you to contact us, or browse our Dental Health Guides Directory for more information on how we can help you and your family.

—Dr. Kent Johnson, Dr. Carl Liebhart & Dr. Troy Hutinger

Our Guiding Principles


Meet Your Doctors

  • Kent E. Johnson, DDS

    Dr. Kent Johnson graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He has been practicing general dentistry in Moberly since 1980 with special consideration in cosmetics.

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  • Carl R. Liebhart, DDS

    Carl R. Liebhart, DDS joined Dr. Kent Johnson and the Smile Dental Team in Moberly, MO in July, 2011. Dr. Liebhart graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

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  • Troy Hutinger, DDS

    Dr. Hutinger joined the Smile Dental team in the Fall of 2017. Originally from Sedalia, Dr. Huttinger graduated from  the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. Dr. Hutinger was hand-selected by faculty to participate in the Honors Oral Surgery Program and graduated with honors in 2013.

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  • "My family and I started going to Dr. Johnson about 30 years ago. Now our grandchildren go to Smile Dental. In my opinion, the facilities and equipment are as good as it gets. The professionalism in appearance, the attitude and friendliness of the personnel are great. Their intent to please and accommodate the patients are all you could ask for. I know from experience they care and will be there when you need them. If you want quality- this is the place- I recommend them."
    Charles Callis

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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