Dr. Karl Breuckmann was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. In fact, his dad still live in the same home where he grew up. After graduating salutatorian of his high school, Dr. Breuckmann attended the University of Missouri - Columbia. He graduated with honors from Mizzou with a degree in Biochemistry.
After earning his dental degree from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry, Dr. Breuckmann accepted an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor at UMKC School of Dentistry. Dr. Breuckmann served several roles while teaching at UMKC. He served as a Generalist on the clinic floor, assisted with Emergency Clinic, and facilitated the Clinical Outreach Program - overseeing dental students treating children in the underserved areas of Missouri.
In addition to his teaching duties at UMKC, Dr. Breuckmann also served as an associate dentist in private practice, caring for patients in both Sweet Springs, MO and Higginsville, MO. Furthermore, Dr. Breuckmann chose to serve his country as a Captain in the United States Air Force Reserve. He was stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base. Dr. Breuckmann quite enjoyed his time in the Air Force, once spending two weeks in El Salvador on a humanitarian mission.
Following his UMKC and Air Force appointments, Dr. Breuckmann went in to full-time private practice in Overland Park, Kansas. He served as an associate dentist for nearly 5 years, before he acquired his current practice in Olathe, KS.
To keep current in dentistry, Dr. Breuckmann spends over 30 hours each year in continuing dental education. In addition to his work with local dental study clubs, he is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, and the Fifth District Dental Society of Kansas.
Dr. Breuckmann has four very active kids, two girls and two boys. He enjoys watching his children participate in premier soccer and competitive gymnastics. Dr. Breuckmann truly enjoys playing golf in his free time. He is a true sports fan, enjoying just about every sport out there. Dr. Breuckmann is a Chiefs season ticket holder and has been to every Royals home opener since 1995!