Dr. Katie Oatman Joins Independence Dental Practice of Dr. Susan Widick

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| Source: Dr. Susan Appleberry Widick, DDS, PC

INDEPENDENCE, Mo., Aug. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Katherine "Katie" Oatman has joined the Independence general family dental practice of Dr. Susan Appleberry Widick.

Dr. Oatman is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, where she performed rotations at a Federally Qualified Health Center and at a private clinic. Dr. Oatman also performed outreach educational services and provided dental care to children and adults in the Lincoln, NE community and surrounding areas.

Over the past year, Dr. Oatman completed a residency in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. The 12-month program provides postgraduate training in restorative dentistry, fixed and removable prosthodontics, oral surgery, TMD therapy, and implant dentistry. The prestigious program admits only six to eight residents each academic year.

"We're extremely excited to have Dr. Oatman join our team," Dr. Widick says. "She brings an advanced, progressive skill set to our practice that she gained in the AEGD program at UMKC. And her commitment to practicing compassionate, comprehensive dentistry is evident as soon as you meet her. She's a great fit for our practice."

Dr. Widick has been practicing general dentistry in Independence since earning her DDS degree from UMKC in 1993. She attended Truman High School and the University of Missouri.

Dr. Widick and Dr. Oatman are located on Lynn Ct. near the intersection of I-70 and Noland Rd. in Independence. The practice phone number is 816.254.7800 and their website is www.drwidick.com.

Darrin Widick

816-254-7800