Meet The Doctors

Amit Dhameja DDS, MD is a native of Washington state. He completed both his undergraduate and dental degree at the University of Missouri – Kansas City at their combined 6-yr BA/DDS program in 2002. After completing dental school he directly entered into adual degree Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program also at the University of Missouri – Kansas City where he obtained his medical degree from the School of Medicine and his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery certificate in 2008.

After completing his residency, Dr. Dhameja entered Oral Surgery private practice in Wichita, KS. It was during this time that he also completed his board certification with the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2010. He then completed a prestigious fellowship program at Baylor University Medical Center with world renowned Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Larry Wolford in 2011.  During his fellowship, Dr. Dhameja gained valuable experience in treating complex dentofacial deformities and surgical TMJ cases.

Dr. Dhameja’s clinical interests include wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, IV sedation/general anesthesia, bone grafting, orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, and facial trauma.

Ruchi P. Dhameja DDS, MD is a native of Lawton, Oklahoma. She attended the combined 6-year BA/DDS program at the University of Missouri – Kansas City where she earned her dental degree in 2005. She then entered directly into a dual degree Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program also at the University of Missouri – Kansas City where she earned her medical degree as well as her Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery certificate in 2011.  At that time, she was one of only four women to complete the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at UMKC since its origination in 1947. She completed her board certification with the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2014.
Both Drs. Amit and Ruchi Dhameja practice full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and are frequently involved in continuing education to provide their patients with the best and safest care possible in a friendly, comfortable, yet state-of-the-art facility.

Ruchi and Amit met in dental school and were married during their residency training. In their free time they both enjoy spending time with their family. Both also enjoy watching sports and staying active.