Welcome to our office! Dr. Spring and her team pride themselves on creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere that will keep you at ease during your dental visit. They are often complemented on their caring and attentive personalities. Our entire team is looking forward to meeting you and helping your family have the healthy and attractive smiles that you deserve.
Dr. Sarah Spring
Dr. Sarah Spring graduated with honors and various accolades from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, she completed a fellowship program in which she trained and mentored dental students as a part-time faculty member. Since then, Dr. Spring has served the patients of the Kansas City area.
Dr. Spring’s interest in dentistry was first sparked as a high school senior participating in health care rotations while living in New Haven, Missouri. She brings to her practice a background in health sciences and dental hygiene from Missouri Southern State University and years of experience as a dental hygienist.
When seeing patients in our office on Monday through Thursday, Dr. Spring utilizes the latest technology and treatment techniques to maintain and restore her patients’ smiles and confidence. Patients often compliment Dr. Spring on her compassionate approach and warm, friendly personality. She enjoys bonding with patients of all ages and performing a wide variety of procedures.
Outside of the office, she serves as a Board Member of Missouri Academy of General Dentistry. The Academy of General Dentistry is focused on continuing education. Dr. Spring is working towards completing her fellowship with the AGD. Fellowship is a prestigious award that only 6% of dentist obtain. Dr. Spring has nearly completed the strenuous requirements. Not one to sit idly, Dr. Spring is often volunteering at community events and dental outreach programs such as Team Smile and Mission of Mercy. In her free time, Dr. Spring loves spending time with her husband, Gordon, two children, Isaac and Edith, and their Goldendoodle Max. Other interests include traveling and gardening.
Dr. Puja Patel
Dr. Puja Patel is a native of North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Asian Studies. She went on to graduate from the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, Dr. Patel completed her residency in Advanced Education of General Dentistry at the Fayetteville Veterans’ Affair Medical Center in North Carolina.
Dr. Patel’s interest in dentistry arose from her love of science, affinity of working with her hands, and her own personal dental experiences. She is a current member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
She enjoys general dentistry and believes in a conservative approach towards dental care with a strong emphasis on prevention. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and helping them achieve their oral health goals with respect, fairness, and kindness.
In her free time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her loved ones and travelling. She enjoys cooking, hiking, yoga, and is always excited to discuss the current book she’s reading. Every year during March Madness, you will see her cheering on her alma mater, UNC- Chapel Hill!