General Dentistry

Catering To Your Smile

Welcome to Show Your Grin Dental! We are proud to provide comprehensive dentistry to our beloved patients of all ages in and around Olathe, Kansas. Our incredible team is headed by Dr. Sjogren, who has over 20 years of experience in this field. We love getting to know our patients and believe that personalized dental care is always the way to go, because every smile is different from the next. If you are worried about the cost of treatment, we offer free consultations and will create a payment plan that fits your needs. We would love to have you in for a visit to talk about all of your options!

General Dentistry: An Overview

The practice of general dentistry covers an array of incredible services and procedures, all with the common goal of helping you preserve your natural teeth and ensure optimal oral health as long as possible. When executed correctly, general dentistry has the ability to keep you looking and feeling great throughout your entire life.

Oral health isn't only good for your teeth. Actually, oral health is an essential component of general health as a whole. Medical research has shown links between common oral infections and serious health conditions such as cardiovascular disease. This is why it is extremely important to maintain the health of your gums, teeth, and other oral tissues.

Tooth tips for tots video A great time to begin general dentistry is early childhood. Even toddlers can benefit from an early examination, as it can reveal early signs of tooth decay and and can offer preventative services that will benefit your children throughout the course of their lives. Each stage of life carries its own oral health concerns, and we are trained to address and combat every one of them.

General Dentistry Procedures

As stated before, modern dentistry provides a vast range of services to ensure your teeth remain healthy, function well, and look great. These procedures include the following:

  • Cleanings & Oral Exams: Keeping up with your routine appointments helps keep your teeth and gums healthy as well as catch any early signs of dental disease.
  • Crowns & Bridgework: These options are made to replace lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth.
  • Dental Implants: Dental implants work as permanent replacement teeth made to last.
  • Extractions: When damaged teeth are past the point of no return and cannot be saved, extractions work to remove the unhealthy teeth.
  • Fillings, to restore decayed teeth
  • Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early
  • Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth
  • Sealants, to help prevent cavities
  • TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing
  • Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible

When To Schedule A Visit

Dental appointment.We encourage our patients to schedule visits about every 6 months, and at least once each year. Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong, but with this habit you will miss out on many preventative services that can save discomfort and money down the road. Routine visits are essential to ensure oral health problems, ranging from tooth decay to oral cancer are detected and treated in a timely manner. Also, depending on your specific case, such as your experience with plaque buildup or gum disease, your dentist will recommend increments of time that will be best for your unique case. Your regular dental visits will include the following: a thorough oral exam to check your teeth and gums, an oral cancer screening, and a professional cleaning.

Your regular dental visits will include a thorough oral exam to check the health of your teeth and gums; and oral cancer screening to spot any suspicious signs early; and a professional cleaning to remove stubborn deposits and make your teeth look and feel great. So don't miss out on the many benefits general dentistry offers you and your family!

Contact Your Professional Olathe Dentist Today

We hope this has given you insight into our practice and our general dentistry services. If you have any remaining questions, we would love to hear from you! Educating our patients is something we highly value and are always happy to do. You may reach us by phone at (913) 469-8019, send an email to, or fill out an appointment request on our website. We look forward to meeting you!

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