Treatments for a Better Smile: Water Flossers

Although many people are often familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of their oral health care, they fail to take note of ways to improve their smile in the future. If you should have any dental damage, it may be wise to seek out effective therapies and treatments to eliminate the risk of further damage. To begin, never let food... read more »

Help Your Sensitive Teeth

Do you suffer from sensitive teeth? Did you know many people suffer from tooth sensitivity teeth for a wide range of reasons from poor oral healthy hygiene to a chipped or cracked tooth? In fact, worn tooth enamel also plays a crucial role in your smile. Keeping your teeth healthy and strong is essential for good oral health. Our dentist,... read more »

The Importance of Oral Hygiene Basics

If you struggle with cavities and persistent bad breath, then consider going back to the basics and remember the importance of oral hygiene practices. Keeping your smile in top-notch oral health is not always an easy task. However, our dentist, Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin with Sylvia A. Spradlin in Olathe, Kansas, is happy to share this list of reminders with... read more »

Protect Your Teeth With a Mouthguard

Protecting your teeth with a mouthguard while having fun during sports could save you from painful and costly dental damage. But many people skip this step and suffer from accidents that can lead to tooth loss. However, our dentist, Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin in Olathe, Kansas, offers mouthguards and understands the questions that arise when people are looking for one.... read more »

What Can a Dental Veneer Do for My Smile?

Your dentist, Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin, offers dental veneers in Olathe, Kansas, to help patients reach their smile goals. To find out if this treatment is right for you, call our office and schedule an appointment. This treatment involves placing a custom-made, wafer-thin shell over a tooth. It’s held in place with a special dental adhesive. To help you know... read more »

What to Do If You Have Chronic Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is annoying in and of itself, but the consequences can be rather detrimental to your dental health; you may develop cavities, a mouth infection, halitosis or even gum disease. Treatment of dry mouth usually starts with identifying the cause; this can be your medication, an excess of tobacco or alcohol, a certain disease such as Parkinson’s or HIV,... read more »

Autumn Season Smile Makeovers: Dental Fillings

As the fall season comes once more, it is important to set your oral health care straight. Do not let damage to your teeth and gums linger throughout the holiday seasons into next year. Delay for receiving proper oral healthcare can seriously damage your smile and lead to further ailments. Visit your dentist for an oral exam soon to see... read more »

Oral Health ABCs: Dental Crowns

Are you interested in a dental crown treatment to restore your smile? Dental crown treatment options are tooth restoration options that are highly effective at improving the appearance of your smile and increasing the functionality of damaged teeth. Dental crowns are so effective that in some cases they can save teeth that otherwise would need to be extracted. If you... read more »

How to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

You can brush all you want, but if your toothbrush isn’t cared for, your teeth won’t get clean! Here are 3 fixes to common mistakes people make. Most people brush too hard. Brushing harder does not remove more plaque or food particles, and can damage your enamel and gums--and your toothbrush. Use gentle pressure! Also, be sure to find and... read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Dental Crowns and Dental Veneers

Have you lately observed that your smile is not what it should be? Does it seem that your oral health is no longer up to the level you require? If so, you may want to consider the benefits of tooth restorations such as dental veneers and crowns. Although both treatments are wonderful choices for enhancing your smile, they each come... read more »