3904 South Lynn Court
Independence, MO 64055
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Meet Dr. David A. Schaefer

Dr Schaefer was born and raised in Independence, Missouri. He is a proud graduate of William Chrisman High School. Dr. Schaefer attended Graceland University for two Years before finishing his B.S. Degree in Biology at UMKC. He graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery, DDS, from UMKC in 1987. Since then, Dr. Schaefer has made a commitment to advancing his skills and knowledge by attending many continuing education courses and programs. He has participated in comprehensive course curriculum involving esthetics, occlusion, and restorative dentistry at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Schaefer is a valued member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Greater Kansas City Dental Society, and the Eastern Jackson County Dental Health Group. He is a former member of the Independence Advisory Board of Health.

Dr. Schaefer and his wife Melissa have been married since 1987. They have one daughter, Kathryn Danielle “Dani”, who is a graduate of William Jewell College and holds a master’s degree in public administration with an emphasis on nonprofit management. Dani is currently the Director of Grant Management for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City. Needless to say, her parents are very proud of her. Dani and fiancé, Brett, will be tying the knot in 2020. Dr. Schaefer and Melissa are very excited to welcome Brett into their family officially.

Dr. Schaefer and Melissa are involved in the community through their church and their work with the Mader Foundation (www.maderfoundation.com), a charitable organization that supports programs benefiting children in Greater Kansas City. Melissa is President and Dr. Schaefer assists in many aspects of managing the Foundation. The Foundation has had a considerable impact in the community and has partnered with great organizations including Children’s Mercy Hospital, JDRF, Hope House, Kansas City Zoo, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, and many others.

Dr. Schaefer and Melissa are involved in the community through their church and their work with the Mader Foundation (www.maderfoundation.com), a charitable organization that supports programs benefiting children in Greater Kansas City. Melissa is President and Dr. Schaefer assists in many aspects of managing the Foundation. The Foundation has had a considerable impact in the community and has partnered with great organizations including Children’s Mercy Hospital, JDRF, Hope House, Kansas City Zoo, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, and many others.

Favorite things to do outside the office include cooking, golf, building sandcastles, and traveling to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. They enjoy spending time together as a family and enjoy the company of their poodles, Pippa and Max.

Dr. Schaefer cares for all his patients and will take the time to speak with you about your concerns and expectations for your dental care. He has assembled a dedicated team whose mission is to provide a welcoming atmosphere for all his patients at his Independence, Missouri office, and looks forward to using his skills and advanced technology to help give you an ideal, healthy smile.

3904 South Lynn Court, Independence, MO 64055 USA
David A. Schaefer, DDS Independence MO dentist (816) 252-0055