Beautiful, comfortable, state-of-the-art dentistry right here in Yates Center, KS

Welcome to the homepage of Yates Center Dental. Here at YCD, we are committed to providing and promoting excellent dental health and care for the area.

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Yates Center Dental offers a wide range of services to meet most of your family’s dental needs.


YCD offers comprehensive orthodontic services to both child and adult patients.

Smile Makeovers

A smile makeover generally combines several cosmetic dentistry techniques to focus most prominently on improving the appearance of your smile.

Dental Implants

Implants are the best way to restore beauty and function to your smile. They can also be used to “snap-on” loose dentures.

Full Mouth Rehabilitation

This is treatment of the mouth in a comprehensive, big picture manner. We take in consideration of smile analysis, balanced bite & forces, jaw joint stability, and muscle function.

Sedation Dentistry

YCD offers sedation services to patients 12 years old and older for a better experience, increased comfort, and smoother healing.

Dental Savers Plan

Dental Savers is a discount dental plan that can help you find a dentist and save up to 50% or more on quality dental care.

Dr. Matthew Standridge

Dr. Matthew Standridge is a native Kansan who grew up in Eureka. He attended college at Wichita State University (Go Shox!) and then attended UMKC School of Dentistry. After graduating, Dr. Standridge worked in public health in Missouri and Kansas. Dr. Standridge opened his first practice in Eureka in 2012 and bought his second office from Dr. Steven Epler in Yates Center. In the beginning of 2017 Dr. Standridge merged the two offices into one, newly remodeled location in Yates Center.

Dr. Standridge has been very committed to excellence and continuing education. He went on to get his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, a credential less than 5% of dentists go on to earn. Dr. Standridge was also the youngest person in history of the state of Kansas to earn this award. Dr. Standridge has gone on to learn more advanced services such as cosmetics, orthodontics, and dental implants; services that were not readily available in the area. Dr. Standridge has also been featured on multiple dental podcasts and interviews, and has started coaching and lecturing to other dentists.

Dr. Standridge is joined by his wonderful wife Sara Joy and their daughter Hazel. In his down time, Dr. Standridge loves spending time with his girls in nature, as well as gardening and traveling. Dr. Standridge also has a passion for health and ancestral health which lead him to becoming the first Certified Primal Health Coach in the state of Kansas, as well as starting a health and wellness blog



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Understanding How Cavities Connect to The Modern Diet

by Matthew Standridge, DDS, FAGD  1/1/2020   Cavities are the most common disease among today’s youth, yet diet is a topic often neglected in dental offices. Everyone knows that sugar is bad for their teeth, but this in-depth explanation ...

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What to know about your braces

Hello again! In this video, Dr. Matt goes over the informed consent for orthodontics using brackets and wire. He talks about possible complications, as well as gives detailed instructions on how to get the best result possible. Remember, orthodontics...

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New Focus for 2019: Dentistry, Diet, and Total Health

Hello gang! Dr. Matthew Standridge here, aka the Ketodontist. This video is me announcing a new direction that we’ll be implementing at our office here in Yates Center, KS. For the past few years I’ve grown in my knowledge of health, fitn...

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Featured Cutting Edge Technology

Here's a quick glimpse behind the curtain of our latest tech here YCD!

Ketodontist Podcast

Explore the worlds of low carb and ketogenic diets, primal and paleo lifestyles, and oral and whole-body health.

KDP Ep 050: Keto Zealots and Misinformation (Mad As Hell)

Jun 6, 2021

Fair warning on today's episode folks.  I'm all jacked upon Diet Mountain Dew!  Not really, but I am pretty irritatedby the state of the nutrition scene, especially around the Keto andCarnivore scenes.  So. Much. Information beingspread.  

Well ladies and gentlemen, ol' Dr. Matt has hadenough.  

So sit back and...

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KDP Ep 049: Lessons Learned in 2020 with the Standridges

Jan 2, 2021

Hello again!  Now with 2020 in the review mirror, Sara Joyjoins Dr. Matt in looking back at the challenges of the previousyear, the hard learned lessons, and moving forward in2021.  

This is a very transparent and personal episode.  Too muchof social media only shows the highlight reals of people's"perfect" lives. ...

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KDP Ep 048: Living Your Lean Life with Coach Lisa Agens

Aug 22, 2020

Hello everybody and welcome back for today's episode! Today we have a special guest on the show, nutrition coach LisaAgens.  For those of you who follow the folks over atKetogains, you may recognizer has a moderator and bootcampcoach.  She also coaches 1-on-1 with people through herbusiness Your Lean Life, LLC...

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