Dr. Maria Kunstadter & Leah Sigler

Dr. Maria Kunstadter

Dr. Kunstadter graduated from U.M.K.C Dental School. While there, she co-founded the U.M.K.C Dental Outreach Program. The program has taken students, faculty and alumni to third world countries to provide dental care for 25 years. Dr. Kunstadter has led and participated in over 24 medical mission trips worldwide since 1982.

Dr. Kunstadter has been in private practice of dentistry for over 35 years. In 2001, she co-founded The Smile Salon, the Midwest’s first Dental Spa. In 2004, she was designated an “Innovator “ by the Invisalign Corporation. In 2008, she achieved the designation of Elite Preferred Provider with Invisalign, which is awarded to only 1% of Invisalign providers in the world. Dr. Kunstadter was the first woman dentist to be awarded this honor. She is an international speaker with Invisalign and continued to receive Elite Status during her tenure at the Smile Salon.

In 2013, Dr. Kunstadter was appointed the Dental Director of The PAINS Alliance of Kansas City, an organization developed to address chronic pain nationwide.

She is the co-founder of The TeleDentists, the first Teledental platform to provide dental consultation services to the healthcare industry. Dr. Kunstadter spends countless hours advocating for dental/medical integration as a solution for improving healthcare. She is President of The TeleDentists, newly appointed member of CTel Advisory Board as the first dentist, is on the board of the American Teledental Association, a member of the Alphas and spends her spare time enjoying her granddaughters.

Leah Sigler

After graduating from Whittier College with a BA in History and Spanish, Leah spent two years in Guatemala as a Peace Corps Volunteer. While there, she established the Healthy Schools Program in the Ministry of Education of the Department of Sololá, to teach health education in schools. Leah has participated in nearly 20 medical mission trips worldwide since 2001.

When she returned from her Peace Corps Service, Leah obtained her Dental Hygiene License in 2015, and practiced in private practice after graduation. In 2019, Leah joined The TeleDentists, the first Teledental platform to provide dental consultation services to the healthcare industry. The TeleDentists was ready and able to respond to Covid 19 in 2020 and saw a 1200% increase in revenue from our customers.

In 2021, Leah founded The Virtual ToothFairy, providing a magical experience for children and their caregivers while simultaneously teaching oral hygiene instructions. She has presented, as The Virtual ToothFairy, for individuals as well as libraries and classrooms.