Moreno Family Dentistry has been proudly serving our Kansas City Community since 2004.  It is our mission to provide high quality dentistry in a modern, family friendly environment.   Our focus is on providing dental services to the entire family from ages 0 to 100 plus.  The practice offers many modern amenities such as digital radiography and intraoral photography. 


Dr. Miralda Moreno 

Dr. Miralda Moreno graduated from the University of MissouriKansas City School of Dentistry in 2000. Previously, she had graduated from the University of MissouriKansas City School of Dentistry receiving her BS in Dental Hygiene.   A Wichita native, she returned to Wichita, Kansas  to  practice as a Dental Hygienist for 5 years . She also practiced in the Kansas City area while in dental school.

After graduating from Dental School in 2000, Dr. Moreno practiced dentistry in Arizona until 2004.  Wishing to be closer to family, she returned to the Kansas City area in 2004 and established Moreno Family Dentistry.   With 24 years of combined experience, Dr. Moreno has thoroughly enjoyed her career in dentistry.    

She is a member of the ADA, KDA, and is the Secretary/Treasurer for the 1st District Dental Society.

Dr. Moreno enjoys volunteering her time to various local organizations.  She enjoys swimming, yoga, gardening,  and traveling.  Her favorite of all is  spending time with her 9 year old son and husband.  The newest hobby includes building Legos with her son.


Dr, Jim Ruse

Dr. Jim Ruse graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 1977 and has been a practicing dentist in the Kansas City area for 35 years.  Dr. Ruse has owned his own solo dental practice as well as working in several group practices throughout his career.  While operating a full-time private practice, he developed and operated a dental clinic at the Kansas School for the Deaf in Olathe from 1978 to 1994.

Dr. Ruse has been a clinical instructor at JCCC Dental Hygiene program and also operated a dental assisting school in his own private dental practice.  He worked as a consultant with St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company for ten years and served as Peer Review Chairman for the 5th District Dental Society from 1982 to 1984

Dr. Ruse retired from full-time dental practice in 2009 and has since worked at various practices and clinics throughout Kansas and Missouri lending his expertise and talents to provide care for those in need.

Dr. Ruse has been a private pilot, owned two single-engine airplanes, and published his own aviation newspaper in Kansas City for 8 years.  He is also an avid golfer, photographer and enjoys playing tennis.  The only activity he enjoys more than all these things is spending time with his beloved granddaughter, Addyson.