Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons specialize in wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, tooth implants, dental bone grafting, cosmetic procedures, corrective jaw surgery, sleep apnea treatment, TMJ pain treatment, and cleft lip and palate repair. Meet our oral and maxillofacial surgeons.
Roy E. Cole, D.D.S., M.D.
Dr. Cole is a native of Towanda, Kansas, and received his dental and medical training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Dentistry and Medicine. He completed his residency training at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Cole completed board certification in 2005. He and his wife live in Andover, Kansas, with their three children.
Remy H. Blanchaert, Jr., D.D.S, M.D.
Dr. Blanchaert received his undergraduate dental training in his hometown at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He completed his residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Connecticut. He received fellowship training in maxillofacial oncology and microvascular surgery at the University of Maryland and began his academic surgery career there immediately after his fellowship training. He added to his training through traveling rotations to centers of excellence in head and neck surgery and reconstruction. Four valuable years of service to the University of Maryland were followed by a return to Kansas City. There, Dr. Blanchaert served the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Dentistry and Medicine for an additional two and one-half years as associate professor before entering private practice.
Dr. Blanchaert enjoys the opportunity to utilize his training and experience through direct patient care and by conducting continuing education for medical professionals. He has lectured internationally on a wide range of topics critical to OMS including dental implant reconstruction, ambulatory anesthesia, pathology and reconstruction.
Jonas A. Lichty, D.D.S, M.D.
Dr. Lichty is a native of Quinter, Kansas. He attended McPherson College, graduating with a degree in chemistry. Dr. Lichty received his dental degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and his medical degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He then went on to complete his general surgery internship and oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Alabama.
Dr. Lichty is board-certified and practices full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery, including tooth extraction, placement of dental implants, bone grafting, management of facial trauma, corrective and reconstructive jaw surgery, removal of cysts and tumors of the face and jaws, pediatric oral and facial surgery and sleep apnea surgery.
During his free time, Dr. Lichty enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, reading and traveling.
Christopher M. Harris, D.M.D., M.D.
Dr. Harris received his dental training at the Medical College of Georgia. He then completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training, medical school and general surgery internship at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. After his residency, he completed fellowship training in head and neck surgery and microvascular reconstruction at the Louisiana State University in Shreveport.
Dr. Harris then served in the U.S. Navy as an attending surgeon and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program Director at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia. He left the U.S. Navy as a Commander after eight years of service. He has served as a site visitor for the Council on Dental Accreditation for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency and Head and Neck Oncology fellowship training programs. He is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has presented nationally and published numerous journal articles and book contributions pertaining to various topics in oral and maxillofacial surgery including the management of benign and malignant pathology, maxillofacial reconstruction and implant reconstruction.
Dr. Harris is board-certiﬁed and practices full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery, including tooth extraction, dental implant reconstruction, bone grafting, management of facial trauma, orthognathic surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery, management of benign and malignant lesions of the maxillofacial region and surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea.
He lives in Wichita with his wife and children. He enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening and exercising.