Dillehay Orthodontics

Dr. Ken Dillehay

 

Education

Dr. Ken Dillehay grew up in Carthage, TN and graduated from Castle Heights Military Academy. He attended the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Zoology. He moved to Memphis and enrolled in the dental school at University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, receiving a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He practiced general dentistry in Carthage, TN for a short time, where his interest in orthodontics continued and he decided to return to Memphis for specialty training in orthodontics.

Dr. Dillehay completed an orthodontic residency at the University of Tennessee, receiving a Master of Science degree, and, upon graduation, moved to Wichita and joined Dr. John Rogers and Dr. Terry Duncan at 460 North Terrace.

 

Recognition

Dr. Dillehay is the orthodontic specialty examiner and a consultant for the Kansas Dental Board, and has received numerous awards, recognitions, and accolades throughout his career. He has received the prestigious “Dentist of the Year” award from both the Wichita District Dental Society and from the Kansas Dental Association. He was chosen as the Advocate of the Year from the American Student Dental Association and was recently recognized with the “Service above Self” award from the East Wichita Rotary Club.

 

Professional Affiliations

Professionally, Dr. Dillehay is a Diplomate to the American Board of Orthodontics and is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the American Association of Craniofacial Pain. His additional affiliations include:

  • American Dental Association

  • Kansas Dental Association

  • Kansas Association of Orthodontists

  • Wichita District Dental Society, Past President

  • Southwestern Society of Orthodontists

  • University of Tennessee Alumni Board

 

 

Outside the Office

Dr. Dillehay and his wife, Becky, also an Ole Miss graduate, have two handsome and wonderful sons. James Kendall (J.K.) received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ole Miss and recently completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Tennessee. Taylor also received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ole Miss and is attending law school at Oklahoma City University.

When Dr. Dillehay is not working or attending a meeting, he enjoys spending time on Alveolar Ridge at Table Rock Lake with his dental neighbors and friends from Wichita. In the fall, he enjoys trips to Ole Miss to watch the Rebels play and spend time with his college friends.

Dr. J.K. Dillehay

Education and Continuing Education

Dr. J.K. Dillehay attended the University of Mississippi for his undergraduate education, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 2006. Following college, he moved to Memphis, TN, where he attended the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. Dr. J.K. spent four years training to be a dentist, earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2010. Following dental school, Dr. J.K. continued his education to become a specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. He was accepted to and attended the prestigious orthodontic program at the University of Tennessee, where he spent three years training to be an orthodontist, earning a Master of Science degree in 2013.

Dr. J.K. attends numerous continuing educational courses to ensure he provides his patients with the very best orthodontic care available, from interceptive orthodontic treatment and dentofacial orthopedics to disorders of the TMJ.

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists

  • Southwest Society of Orthodontists

  • American Dental Association

  • Kansas Dental Association

  • Wichita District Dental Society

  • Alumni Board for the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry

  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

 

Outside the Office

Dr. J.K. is excited to return to his hometown of Wichita and become involved in giving back to a community that has provided so much for him and his family. Outside the office his hobbies include spending time with his wife Camiell, playing with their Boston Terrier- Bonez; outdoor activities, fishing and home improvement. Dr. J.K. is an avid college sports fan and loves spending time in Oxford, MS watching the Ole Miss Rebels play. His birthday is December 29th, and his favorite food is lasagna.

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