A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Dr. Fleckenstein is a 1992 graduate of Xavier University. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 1996, and served the next 10 years as a dentist in the United States Army. He completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in 1997, and earned his certificate in Periodontics from the United States Army Periodontic Residency in 2003. In the summer of 2007, Kurt decided to return to his hometown to be closer to family and to serve the dental community that his father, Dr. Leo Fleckenstein, proudly served for over 40 years.
Dr. Fleckenstein is board certified, becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 2003. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology. He served as President of the Huntington Dental Society in 2010. Kurt is a published author in the field of periodontics, and has lectured extensively.
Kurt resides in Huntington, WV with his wife Susan, and their three children: Adam, Ethan, and Emma. In addition to staying busy with hectic sports and school schedules, the family enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, to include golfing, skiing and hiking.
Maddie joined our practice in August 2016. After graduating from Fairland High School, she attended Shawnee State University, where she received an Associate degree in Dental Hygiene in May 2016. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association.
Maddie currently lives in Proctorville, OH. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her 3 cats.
Susan Fleckenstein – Office Coordinator
Susan Fleckenstein is also a native of Huntington, WV. She is a 1995 graduate of West Virginia University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting. Susan is a third generation accountant, with both her grandfather, William (Bill) Richardson, and her father, Mark Richardson, serving as partners in Sommerville and Co.
Outside of the office, Susan stays busy managing the Fleckenstein household. When she is able to find some free time, she enjoys playing tennis, golfing, and skiing.