Dr. Daniel Canaday


Dr. Daniel Canaday is a dedicated and compassionate dentist at CareArc, bringing exceptional dental care to the Emporia community. With a strong educational background and years of experience, Dr. Canaday is committed to providing comprehensive dental services and building strong patient relationships.

Dr. Canaday holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Pittsburg State University, a Dental Hygiene degree from Flint Hills Technical College, and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UMKC School of Dentistry. His extensive educational journey has equipped him with a deep understanding of oral health and the latest advancements in dentistry.

Prior to joining CareArc, Dr. Canaday worked as a dental hygienist in the Emporia area for seven years, where he gained invaluable experience and developed a passion for serving the community. His experience in relieving dental pain and restoring smiles sets him apart, as he is dedicated to providing personalized care tailored to each patient's specific needs.

As a skilled and compassionate dentist, Dr. Canaday strives to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for his patients. He offers a wide range of services, including routine dental check-ups, cosmetic dentistry procedures, and specialized dental care. Dr. Canaday's commitment to excellence, coupled with his gentle approach, ensures that every patient receives top-quality treatment.


University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO
Flint Hills Technical College , Emporia, KS
Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS

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Outside of his professional pursuits, Dr. Canaday enjoys spending quality time with his family. He has been happily married to his wife, Shanelle, for 12 years, and they are blessed with four children—Bristol, Reese, Silas, and Bennett. Driven by a desire to make a positive impact on the community, Dr. Canaday actively participates in various local initiatives and events.

Dr. Canaday also has a keen interest in outdoor sports, such as basketball, tennis, and pickleball.

With his exceptional dental expertise and genuine care for his patients, Dr. Canaday is dedicated to helping individuals achieve and maintain optimal oral health. His commitment to ongoing learning and passion for serving the Emporia community make him a valuable asset to CareArc and a trusted partner in dental care.

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