Dr. James Galea

Dr. James Galea

Creating beautiful smiles, even in challenging situations.

Dr. James Galea was born in Malta, a small island nation in Europe. He graduated from dental school with distinction and earned the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

After working as a dentist for two years in one of the nation’s leading practices, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco selected Dr. James for matriculation. While there he became active in volunteer organizations and took on leadership roles including class president.

Upon graduation, Dr. James received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree as Valedictorian of his class and received numerous honors and awards for his scholastic achievements. He was inducted into the honor societies of Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Tau Kappa Omega. Dr. James received his Orthodontic Specialist training and his Master of Science Degree after further training at University of the Pacific. Currently, he is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and is a certified Invisalign provider.


“One of my passions is that of creating beautiful smiles, even in challenging situations. Seeing our patients more confident about their image when treatment is complete gives me a sense of happiness and achievement.”

Dr. James considers himself very fortunate to be a Fry Orthodontic Specialist because it allows him to meet new people and make a difference in their lives. He is honored to join the Fry Team as an Orthodontic Specialist at the Prairie Village, Gladstone, and Overland Park offices.

In his free time, Dr. James enjoys spending time with his wife, Marice, playing soccer, cycling, and reading. He also has an interest in computers, tropical fish, and classic cars.


Dr. James Galea