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Advisory Team

Jeremy Bowen, DDS

Dr. Bowen is a native of the Independence, Missouri, area. He attended the University of Missouri School of Dentistry, where he graduated with honors. He received advanced training in oral surgery, endodontics, and restorative dentistry. He was accepted for membership to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2007. He has received advanced training at the Dawson Academy in restorative dentistry and treating T.M.J. (bite) disorders. Dr. Bowen and his wife Christine have 3 children.

Mark Strehlow, MD

Dr. Mark Strehlow has had a passion for Age Management Medicine for over 10 years now and is considered one of the Midwest’s leading experts in this field. He has had extensive training at the world renowned Cenegenics Medical Institute in Las Vegas and has been active in the Age Management Medicine Group and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. He graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School and has been a Board Certified Family Medicine specialist with one of the largest and most respected practices in the Kansas City area for over 23 years.

Dr. Mark has been involved in clinical research for a number of years and co-authored the abstract-Poster Presentation “A Clinical Trial to Assess, Stratify, and Monitor the Risk of Prescription Opioid Abuse and Misuse in the Primary Care Setting” presented at the 2010 American Academy of Pain Medicine Meeting. Dr. Mark was honored to be a nominated finalist for Kansas Family Physician of the Year in 2006. He has enjoyed his position as Associate Clinical Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he has been active in teaching medical students and residents. He is also currently involved in teaching area physicians in the principals and practices of Age Management Medicine including the use of Bio-Identical Hormones.

He has been named in consecutive years to the Patient’s Choice Award as one of the Top Physicians in the Midwest achieving the highest ratings in independent patient satisfaction surveys.

Dr. Mark has been the Medical Director of Rock Creek Wellness for the past 8 years.

He is married with 8 children and lives on a 40 acre working farm in the Leavenworth County area.

Kirk J. Opdahl, DDS, AACD

Dr. Opdahl was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. He attended the University of Northern Iowa and received his BA in Science. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1994 with honors and became the youngest doctor to receive his accreditation by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Opdahl has worked in both office and hospital environments and has received advanced training in dental implants, oral surgery, endodontics, and aesthetic and restorative dentistry.

Susan L. Dameron, RDH

Susan was born, raised and educated in Bedford, MA, where she graduated in 1989 with high honors while earning her Associates Degree from the accredited school of Dental Hygiene at Middlesex Community College. During her education, Susan’s first position in the dental field was as a part-time oral surgical assistant.

While honing her hygiene skills working full time with a group of three doctors in West Newton, MA, she quickly realized her passion was her patients. She concentrated her efforts on providing them with an informative education along with her best clinical skills. By helping her patients understand the influence the mouth has on overall body health, Susan was able to encourage improved compliance and acceptance of treatment, leading to more predictable and successful results.

The next nine years in the Boston area presented dental experiences including pedodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, and implantology. In 1998, Susan became licensed in Nevada, where she trained and was certified in the administration of local anesthetics. She was later trained and certified to use a soft tissue laser and dental perioscope, a rare fiber optic camera that is placed below the gum to view the real-time debridement of periodontal pockets.

Her dental hygiene career continues presently in Las Vegas, NV, with a prosthodontic and implant doctor specializing in the All-on-4 procedure that transitions removable dentures to fixed ones.