Dr. Rhoads, originally from Hays, Kansas, has been practicing pediatric dentistry in the Kansas City area since 2016.

Dr. Casey received her Bachelors of Arts from the University of Kansas and her Doctorate of Dental Science from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. After dental school, she completed a two year residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science center where she received her Masters of Dental Science in pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Casey became passionate about educating herself in Lip and Tongue ties after her own children were affected by the condition. She saw the impact revisions made on her own breastfeeding journey with her three children and wanted to be able to provide this service to her community.

Dr. Rhoads takes pride in her communication skills. She knows that a clear explanation about a procedure or treatment can help ease a parent’s or child’s anxiety. Dr. Rhoads combines a strong work ethic with an engaging approach to bring both honesty and empathy to every appointment.

Dr. Casey truly cherishes every minute she gets to spend helping, teaching and interacting with her patients and their families.

When she isn’t treating children in the office, Dr. Casey Rhoads enjoys spending time and traveling with her husband and three children.


Dr. Ferns, originally from St. Louis, Missouri, began her dental career in 2015 when she practiced as a general dentist in Lawrence, Kansas. Working in a public health environment around many children, she realized her passion for pediatrics. Following her pediatric dental residency, she returned to the Kansas City area to continue her career.

Dr. Becca received her Bachelors of Science at Westmont College then received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at The University of Missouri – Kansas City. She then went on to complete her Pediatric Dental residency at The University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry.

Dr. Ferns found her passion in treating lip and tongue ties once she realized the overwhelming need in the area for providers that families could feel comfortable discussing their nursing difficulties with – another mother who has been through the same thing.

Her bubbly, personable manner instantly puts patients and parents at ease as she educates them on lip ties/tongue ties and the effects revisions can have on struggling children.

When she isn’t in the office, Dr. Ferns enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She also likes to run, cook, and ride along in the golf cart while her husband golfs.