Dr. Talence Kasiyamhuru, D.D.S.

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Program Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Kasiya received her BA in medical technology from Wartburg College in Iowa and worked as a Clinical lab scientist before earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2006. She moved from Iowa in 2006 and began practicing dentistry in the Kansas City area, working for different dentists as an associate dentist. She also practiced dentistry in homes that house troubled kids, and rural and inner-city schools in Kansas and Missouri. Dr. Kasiya opened her practice (Kasiya Dental) in May 2007 in the Overland Park area.

She continues to work in the community and has worked with the Kansas Mission of Mercy, giving free dental care to the underserved. Her love for community service and teaching brought her to MANAHI. Dr. Kasiya is aware of the need for professional dental assistants and is happy to be a part of the team to assist in overseeing the dental assistant program and help move the program to greater heights. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kasiya loves gardening. She grows all kinds of vegetables and shares her produce with her patients and friends every year. She also enjoys traveling, life outdoors and playing netball with her patients and friends