Meet Dr. Ropka
Capabilities to care for virtually all the dental needs of every member of the family, all at one convenient location, make Parkcrest Dental Group an ideal choice for anyone’s dental care.
Dr. Chanin Ropka was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. She completed her combined BA/DDS degree at the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1995, then proceeded to join the United States Navy. She participated in an intensive General Practice Residency at Naval Hospital Great Lakes after which she served as the only dentist on board the USS Germantown LSD 42. Her final tour was spent at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego.
After leaving the Navy, Dr. Ropka started providing complete family dentistry in Springfield, MO. She has been practicing with Parkcrest Dental Group since 2001. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association and Greater Springfield Dental Society.
In addition to providing quality care with Parkcrest Dental Group, Dr. Ropka has surgery privileges at the Witherspoon Surgery Center, as well as hospital privileges with Cox South that allow her to deliver dentistry using IV sedation or general anesthesia for the fearful or special needs patient.
Dr. Ropka and her husband, Rick, have two great kids. The whole family enjoy sports, cooking, gardening, spending quality time together and volunteering at church and school. They are members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.