Susan Cope, DDS

It’s a family affair at Cope Dentistry. Susan is married to Andy (John’s brother); Lindy is their daughter and John’s niece. Susan and Andy also have a grown son, Bryce. Susan moved to the Kansas City area when she was in elementary school. She went on to attend Shawnee Mission South High School and attended Iowa State University for one year before transferring to Kansas State University. She graduated with honors from UMKC School of Dentistry. Susan began practicing in Downtown Kansas City prior to relocating to the Plaza. In 1996, she moved her practice to its current location. She is active in the Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Group, PEO and is a Deacon at Village Church.

John Cope, DDS

John is a lifelong area resident. After graduating from Shawnee Mission South, he attended Kansas State University, where he played on the men’s tennis team and was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He graduated from UMKC School of Dentistry and began practicing at College Boulevard and Nall Avenue in Leawood. John and Susan decided to merge their practices in 2006, when John moved to the Prairie Village location. John is an avid golfer, tennis player and K-State fan. John is married to his high school sweetheart, Marla. They have three grown children – Ryan, who is married to Megan; Dr. Reed, who is married to M.E.; and Rachel, who is married to Chris. He is a very proud grandfather to June and Grace.

Lindy Cope, DDS

Dr. Lindy Cope carries on the family dental tradition joining her mom and uncle at Cope Dentistry. Born and raised in the area, Lindy graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School, the University of Arizona where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and from UMKC School of Dentistry. When she's not seeing patients, Lindy enjoys a weekly bible study, playing or watching any sport and art projects – especially oil painting. She also loves to travel and is fluent in Spanish.

Our Staff

Roll over each photo to view the profiles of our
energetic, compassionate and friendly staff.

  • "I really love helping people understand treatment plans and insurance."


    Front Office

    Jan has made the Kansas City area home since she was five years old. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, living a healthy lifestyle has always been important to her and oral health is a vital part of the picture. Jan is married to Chris and they have two daughters and one granddaughter who keep them busy. She loves to cheer for the Royals, garden, travel and, most of all, spend time with family.
  • "I was a patient for years and jumped at the chance to work here."


    Front Office

    Heather grew up in the area, living in both Overland Park and Leawood. When she is not helping patients, she’s busy being a “sports mom” for her son, J.P. She loves to travel, cheer on the Royals and take walks with her two dogs, Harley and Hosmer. Heather earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from Drake University.
  • “I love to smile and I love to make others smile, too.”


    Front Office

    Marti loves interacting with people. She was our patient for more than 23 years before joining the staff at Cope Dentistry. A native of Omaha, she has a wealth of experience working in medical and dental practices. Marti makes sure you are well cared for and comfortable. She and husband, Mike, have three grown children and three grandkids who they adore.
  • "I love the patient contact and I'm a people pleaser and perfectionist." Try saying that three times fast!


    Dental Hygienist

    Kim and Dr. Susan have known each other since their sons started kindergarten together. Kim's a Tennessee native. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from East Tennessee State University. She and husband, Jeff, have two grown children – son Benny and daughter Bailey, who is married to Vince. She loves traveling, reading, going on long walks, and relaxing at the movies.
  • "I have always loved teeth! I remember having sleepovers as a young girl and I was the only one who flossed her teeth before bed!"


    Dental Hygienist

    A Chicago native, Laura graduated from University of Kansas before earning her Dental Hygiene degree from the University of New Mexico. She worked in Switzerland for three years so it's no surprise that her favorite thing to do is hike in the mountains. She also enjoys watching her daughters playing soccer and doing gymnastics. She and husband, Derek, love to garden, ski, camp and ride bikes.
  • "I love getting to know people and educating them about dental health."


    Dental Hygienist

    Martha grew up down the road from Ottawa in Richmond, Kansas. She has worked at Cope Dentistry for 22 years on the "front line" of patient care, promoting total health through good oral health. Martha's an avid knitter and enjoys camping. She earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Johnson County Community College.
  • "I loved my dentist as a child. He was always happy and fun."


    Dental Hygenist

    Peggy has been making sure patients’ teeth are clean and bright at Cope Dentistry for more than 15 years. She is a KU graduate and earned her Dental Hygiene degree from UMKC. She has three grown children, two grown step children and two grandchildren. In her spare time, she likes to travel, garden and do beadwork.
  • .



  • “I love knowing that the impact of my work can boost the confidence of patients.”


    Dental Hygenist

    Melissa considers herself a bit of a perfectionist, so cleaning teeth is the ideal profession! A native of upstate New York, she moved to Kansas City with her parents and two sisters when she was in eighth grade. After completing her bachelor’s degree in biology at Kansas State University, Melissa later earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from UMKC School of Dentistry. Her hobbies including painting, doing crafts and taking long runs.
  • "I enjoy working with people, all of the different duties and working with Dr. Cope."


    Dental Assistant

    Tracy has been Dr. Susan's assistant for 20 years. She has two children – Michael and Megan – and is stepmom to Stephanie, Robert and Jesse. Tracy is also the proud grandmother to twin grandsons. She loves hiking and her flower garden. She and husband, Ron, are big-time sports fans. At Bryan Institute she learned many aspects of the dental field – but not as much as her nearly 30 years of hands-on experience.
  • Joan's sense of humor and constant smile put our patients at ease.


    Dental Assistant

    As Dr. John’s assistant, Joan has mastered the art of making sure that patients are comfortable during their dental procedures. She has worked alongside Dr. John for nearly 20 years and the experience they deliver to patients is like a “symphony in motion.” Joan has lived in the Kansas City area her whole life. She’s proud of her three grown children – Zach, Ty and Zara.
  • .




About Us


Our office is located at the corner of 90th Street and Roe Avenue. Parking is easy and just steps away from the front door.

Welcome to Cope Dentistry!

Drs. Susan Paul Cope, John Cope and Lindy Cope have more than 65 years of combined experience providing the highest quality dental care to patients of all ages and life stages. From young children to adults, we've dedicated our dental practice to providing exceptional, comfortable care to our patients in a friendly and relaxing environment.


913.385.9003 (office)
913.385.9005 (fax)

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Select Monday evenings


Our Services

Cope Dentistry offers a comprehensive range of oral health care services. The field of dentistry is constantly evolving and changing to best suit patient needs. We make it a priority to stay abreast of new and emerging technology to make our patients' experience as comfortable as possible. Should your treatment benefit from the expertise of a specialist, we have strong relationships with some of the best in the area and we are happy to refer you.

Preventive Care

  • Oral Exam
  • Cleaning
  • X-rays
  • Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Mouth Guards


  • Fillings
  • Crowns
  • Inlays/Onlays
  • Implants
  • Bridges
  • Dentures


  • Bleaching
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Composite Bonding
  • Invisalign® Orthodontic Systems

New Patients

Welcome to Cope Dentistry!
Please download and fill out the forms in this section. If you bring them with you it will save you time filling them out at the office.

Patient Forms

New Patient form and HIPPA form. Please bring these with you on your first visit.


We participate with a number of dental insurance providers. Because the list does change, please verify that we accept your insurance plan when you make your first appointment.


Find answers to your most commonly asked questions here.

Contact Us

We are located at 90th and Roe Avenue in Prairie Village.
We want to make your next trip to the dentist a pleasant and stress-free experience. Contact our friendly scheduling staff for an appointment today.

  • General Contact
  • Make an Appointment




9003 Roe Avenue
Prairie Village, KS 66207


8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.