Continually striving to be an excellent orthodontist has been my passion for the past 25 years. I love spending time with wonderful people each day knowing that what we do as a team can change lives!
Dr. Ken Dillehay grew up in Carthage, Tennessee and graduated from Castle Heights Military Academy. He attended the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) receiving a B.A. degree in Zoology. He moved to Memphis and enrolled in the dental school at University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, receiving a D.D.S. degree in 1979. He practiced general dentistry in Carthage, Tennessee for a short time where his interest in orthodontics continued and he decided to return to Memphis for specialty training in orthodontics.
He completed an orthodontic residency at the University of Tennessee receiving a M.S. degree in 1982 and upon graduation, moved to Wichita and joined Dr. John Rogers and Dr. Terry Duncan at 460 North Terrace. The practice moved to the current location at 1821 North Rock Road in 1984.
Dr. Dillehay and his wife, Becky, also an Ole Miss graduate, have two handsome and wonderful sons. James Kendall (J.K.) received a B.A. from Ole Miss and completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Tennessee in 2013. Taylor also received a B.A. from Ole Miss and is attending law school at Oklahoma City University.
Dr. Dillehay is a member and has served as president of the Wichita District Dental Society, the Kansas Dental Association, the Kansas Association of Orthodontists and the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists. He has also served as First Vice-President of the American Dental Association and is currently serving as President-Elect on the University of Tennessee Alumni Board.
He is the orthodontic specialty examiner and a consultant for the Kansas Dental Board. Dr. Dillehay 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. Dr. Dillehay has received numerous other awards, recognitions and accolades.
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.
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.
American Dental Association (ADA)
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American Association of Orthodontists
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American Board of Orthodontics® (ABO)
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American College of Dentists (ACD)
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