Meet Our Team of Dentists

We have a number of skilled dentists on our team, and some who speak Spanish or even Hindi. Our main dentists are Dr. Draper and Dr. Joshi.

Dr. Draper

Dr. Matt is a Kansas Licensed General Dentist with a passion for dental
surgery. He graduated with honors in 1999 from Case Western Reserve School
of Dental Medicine. Dr. Matt then completed an Army AEGD general practice
residency which included advanced training in every specialty and hospital
rotations with full-time oral surgery mentors. He has safely removed over 14,000
wisdom teeth and enjoys repairing damaged mouths with the miracle of
dental implants. Dr. Matt is married with 4 children, and he loves to exercise,
travel, eat out, fly fish, and spend time with his family. It is Dr. Matt’s mission to
provide excellent quality dentistry at reasonable fees during hours that are
convenient for his patients.

Dr. Joshi

Dr. Joshi has been practicing dentistry since graduation in 2003. He completed his education from Ajman University Of Science and Technology School of Dentistry, United Arab Emirates and furthered his education and clinical skills with an Advanced Training in General Dentistry at Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee after which he obtained a CAGS Certificate in Advance Graduate Studies in General Dentistry from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. After practicing and managing various general dental and pediatric practices in Ohio for 10 years he moved to Kansas City in 2015 to be closer to family.

Dr. Joshi strives to provide gentle, compassionate and comfortable care, combining restorative, cosmetic, and surgical techniques to help patients achieve optimal Dental Health. His patient philosophy has always been to be patient and listen to and understand his patients’ concerns to cater to their unique needs. He has completed further training in Orthodontic clear aligner therapy and Implant Dentistry. Dr Joshi’s wife is a physician and they have three adorable children. In their spare time they love to travel and spend time with family and friends. His international background makes him fluent in different Indian languages. Dr Joshi is thankful for the opportunity to serve you and looks forward to helping you with your dental needs.

what makes us different

Spanish Speaking

We have a variety of skilled dentists, including some who speak Spanish.

Hindu Speaking

Here at Central Ave Dental, Our dentists put their patients first. They prioritize their patients comfort.


Our dentists love to get to know their patients and build a relationship of trust

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