40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

ADAM DeCOTA

  • Fenton, Missouri
  • DeCo-Dental Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Age:

36

Name of Practice:

DeCo-Dental Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

DDS and B.A., University of Missouri–Kansas City. Graduate of the McGarry Implant Institute, Schuster Center and F.O.R.C.E. Orthodontic Program


Why He Was Nominated

In recognition of his commitment to education and his affiliation with the Kois Center, which aims to advance the techniques of restorative dentistry through cutting-edge science.

Practice Philosophy

Dual management. “Our practice has two parts,” Dr. DeCota says. “The adult side, focused on rehabilitative treatment, and the pediatric side, which my wife runs.”

 

Exciting New Trend

Risk assessment and dental disease management. “I call it ‘new’ because it’s really still in its infancy,” he says. “There are a number of companies pushing new modalities to the forefront of risk management.”

Something People Don't Know

Dr. DeCota is a passionate sports fan. His main obsession? The NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs.