Shelly M. Galvin, DDS

Dr. Shelly Galvin graduated from the University of Missouri–Kansas City in 1990 and has been practicing in the area for the last 15 years. Each month she continues to learn more about the newest dentistry procedures to better help the needs of her patients. Dr. Galvin also spent three years in the Navy stationed in Okinawa, Japan. In addition to her three kids, Dr. Galvin has three dogs and an Amazon parrot. When Dr. Galvin is not at Westwood Dental, she enjoys RV camping, volleyball, and cooking.


Kritika J. Thomas, DDS

Dr. Kritika Thomas grew up in Vero Beach, Florida. It was here where she spent many sunny afternoons following her father around his successful dental practice. It was also here where she gained interest in the dental profession. After high school, she attended the University of Florida and majored in Biology. Shortly after, she pursued her dream of becoming a dentist by attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. To further her knowledge of dentistry, Dr. Thomas attended an AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) residency in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Thomas now resides in Kansas City, MO with her fiancée Dr. Vincent Carrazana and her dog, Barkley. In her free time, she loves discovering new restaurants to enjoy. She also has a passion for yoga and crossfit. Dr. Thomas is excited to join Westwood Dental and is excited to help her patients re-establish and maintain their beautiful smiles.