About Our Doctor


Jeffrey J. Thompson, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Jeffrey J. Thompson is a board-certified orthodontist in Leawood, Kansas specializing in orthodontics for children and adults. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Dental School and earned a master’s degree at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

To attain certification as a Diplomate, a distinction earned by only 20% of orthodontists, he pursued advanced studies upon completion of dental school and his orthodontic residency. His passion for helping patients is inspired by a 60-year family legacy of orthodontic excellence. He began his work as an orthodontist in 1991 when he joined his father, DJ Thompson, D.D.S., at Thompson Orthodontics, a practice established by his uncle in 1947.

In 2008, Dr. Jeff founded Jeff Thompson Orthodontics in Leawood, Kansas, a practice fully committed to providing premier orthodontic services.

Dr. Jeff is an associate professor in the UMKC Orthodontic Department and has served on numerous boards devoted to advances in orthodontic care. He is also a clinical advisor to companies pursuing development of new orthodontic products.

A Unique Choice for Orthodontics

We strive to stand out as a unique and superior choice for orthodontic treatment. There are many providers to choose from, but just one – Jeff Thompson Orthodontics – offers the freshest and most polished approach to patient care.

Dr. Jeff is a hands-on orthodontist. He regularly monitors your progress and personally places and adjusts every orthodontic appliance. We believe improving your oral health and function is as important as enhancing your appearance. It’s all part of our promise to offer premier orthodontic care.

We’re all about excellence. We believe that improving your mouth and teeth function is as important as enhancing your appearance. Orthodontic treatment today lays the foundation for excellent oral health in the future. Dr. Jeff pairs the latest orthodontic technology with proven treatment practices to create your new smile and achieve outstanding results.

Our extraordinary staff puts patients at ease. If you’re like many people, you may be feeling a bit anxious about getting braces. Our team understands your concerns, and we’re committed to making you feel comfortable during every visit. Our team is friendly, professional, and fun to be around.