Dr. Kuklenski grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. He received business degrees from UCM Warrensburg and completed his dental training at UMKC. He is passionate about the art of restoring teeth. His mother is a hygienist who taught him the importance of decay prevention early in his training. If he had another life to live he would be a chemical scientist or artist. In his free time, Dr. Kuklenski enjoys building things and outdoor activities.