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 »

The Advantages of Receiving a Dental Crown

Have you considered receiving a dental crown to enhance the appearance and quality of your smile? Having just one dental crown placed over a damaged or discolored tooth can significantly improve your smile. Dental crowns are designed to provide your tooth with decades of strength and dental support to repair significant dental damage. If your smile would benefit from the... read more »

How to Keep the Smile You Love for a Lifetime

Did you know that beyond basic dental hygiene, there are things that you should be doing to maintain the health of your smile? Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin and our team are happy to offer advice on things you can do for your smile. Lifestyle Habits If you want to have your smile for more than just a while, avoid bad... read more »

Special Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Clean Hard to Reach Spots Around Bridgework

The new bridgework installed in your mouth at Sylvia A. Spradlin’s Olathe, Kansas clinic has been made from durable materials that inherently resist bacterial tooth decay. Yet there are times when chronic gum disease complications can allow bacteria to weaken the roots of the abutments that anchor your bridge in place or to affect the dental adhesive bonding the dental... read more »

Men’s Oral Health: The Things that Could Destroy Your Smile

Unfortunately, your manly smile could be in harm's way if you’re not careful. This is because there are many things that can harm your teeth and gums and alter your oral health. It’s good to do all you can to keep your smile and oral health in tip-top shape. To help you do so, Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin and our... read more »

Why Your Smile Is Vital to a Healthy Pregnancy

At our dental practice in Olathe, Kansas, we want our moms-to-be to know how important their smile health is for a healthy pregnancy, as their oral health impacts their developing child as well. Pregnancy Gingivitis: This is an inflammation of your gums from hormone changes during pregnancy that can cause them to swell, bleed, and feel tender. Gum disease can... read more »