SmileShack is here to transform dentistry in Raytown, MO. Everything at our office has been created with meticulous attention to detail and the ultimate patient experience in mind. Owner, Founder and KC native, Dr. Ian Ballou has spent the last 10+ years treating thousands of patients and working with some of the biggest leaders in the dental industry to develop innovative concepts and best practices that he’s excited to bring back to KC to offer you and your family. Our state-of-the-art facility provides world class treatment at an affordable price. We stay on the cutting-edge with the latest techniques, materials and technology to ensure that you receive amazing results and an unrivaled patient experience.
Dr. Ballou completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in human biology at the University of Kansas before going on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri at Kansas City Dental School. Upon graduating, he completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Dr. Ballou decided to continue his education in orthodontics by attending the University of Florida for his orthodontic fellowship.
Dr. Ballou is committed to staying up to date with the latest advancements within the fields of dentistry and orthodontics, and he is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association. He practiced in Dallas, Texas, for several years before deciding to move back to Raytown and open his own dental practice. Dr. Ballou looks forward to working with you and your family!
We understand the importance that having a happy, healthy smile can play in someone’s confidence, self-esteem and overall health. To that end, we have put systems in place to ensure that patients from all backgrounds and walks of life can have the smile they deserve, at a price they can afford. We promise to shoot you straight and provide treatment recommendations that you can trust. You have our commitment that we will treat you the way we want to be treated…the Golden Rule. We go to great lengths to hire, train and retain team members that buy into this concept in order to provide the same consideration to you and your family. We are a fun, friendly, and cool office with some great doctors and awesome team members. Come by and check us out sometime, we’d love to show you why there’s no other place like SmileShack!