Dr. Runyon grew up in St. Louis. He received his undergraduate degree from Drury University in Springfield, MO and his graduate degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry. During dental school, Dr. Runyon served on the Honors Council and received a peer award for Most Ethical.
Dr. Runyon strives to stay abreast of the newest developments in his field by obtaining more education than required to maintain his license. He is also involved in many professional organizations which include the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Greater Kansas City Dental Society, Jamison Spencer Study Club, and is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Runyon prides himself on treating all patients like family. His philosophy is to treat patients to the best of his ability while incorporating patients in the treatment by explaining treatment options and establishing lines of communication.
In his time away from the office, Dr. Runyon enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, friends, and his two rescue kitties Linus and Lucy. Some of Dr. Runyon’s hobbies include cooking and playing and watching many different sports.