Meet Our Doctors



Dr. Susan K. Evans is a graduate of Oklahoma Christian University and the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Dentistry. She has been practicing dentistry since 1985. She continues her education in dentistry to keep her office on the cutting edge. Newer advanced services include CEREC same day crowns, 3D dental x-ray imaging, and modular periodontal treatment. She is also a provider for ZOOM! whitening and Invisalign clear aligners.

“A smile says a thousand words! I feel so personally touched when I watch a patient walk out the door with a confident smile!” She loves dentistry because it allows her to use her creative talents to restore and enhance the natural beauty of her patients’ smiles. Dr. Susan K. Evans takes great pride in her work and is passionate about giving her patients the best dentistry possible.

Dr. Evans grew up on her family’s farm in Stafford, Kansas. She now resides in Hutchinson, Kanas, with her husband, Harvey, and their four children, Lea, Carson, Addie and Ross. When not making people smile, Dr. Evans loves working out, attending her children’s activities, traveling, and—most of all—spending quality time with her family and friends.



Dr. James P. Gertken, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Dentistry in Kansas City received a Doctor of Dental Science in 1975. He then established The Dental Care Family in Hutchinson, Ks, and has received three fellowships for his continuing education in the Art and Science of Dentistry.

1984: International College of Cranio Mandibular Orthopedics
1994: Geriatric Oral Health from UMKC
2007: International College of Osseo Integration,
2007: Completed residency in Oral Implantology from University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonia, TX

Dr. Gertken maintains his private practice with emphasis on reconstructive dentistry suing implantology and neuromuscular dentistry and serves as Dental Consultant at two local nursing homes.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics, and the International Congress of Osseo Integration as well as the American College of Oral Implantologists.

His wife Pamela Hayward Gertken BS, RDH is active in the practice. Pam and James have two sons, Jon-Thomas and Matthew Charles.


Contact Us

2901B North Lorraine St, Suite A,
Hutchinson, KS, KS, 67502


Phone: (620) 663-5297

Working Hours

MON8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TUE8:00 am - 5:00 pm

WED8:00 am - 5:00 pm

THU8:00 am - 5:00 pm