Dr Sparks was born and raised in Kirksville MO. In high school he participated in baseball, basketball, and football. After high school he attended the University of Iowa for his undergraduate degree where he majored in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry. Along with classes, Dr Sparks helped in the community by working many hours with Habitat for Humanity building houses and after the flood in 2008, helped to restore damaged houses. While attending the University of Iowa, Dr Sparks met his wife Stephanie who now works for The KU Medical Center. After completing his undergraduate degree, Dr Sparks attended the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health to receive his dental degree as well as a Certificate in Public Health. He graduated dental school with a GPA of 3.92 and in the top 10% of his class. After deciding that prosthetic dentistry was his favorite subject, Dr Sparks moved to Augusta Georgia to complete the three year program in Prosthodontics. While in residency, Dr Sparks also completed a nine month Maxi Course in implant dentistry. After completion of the Residency, Dr Sparks and his wife moved to Kansas City and welcomed a baby girl in 2016, and then he planned to deliver the best prosthodontic services in Kansas City. Outside of the dental office Dr Sparks enjoys music, movies, golf, sporting events, and spending time with his family.