Should I Get Dental Implants?

Do you have a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth? You might feel self-conscious when smiling or experience difficulty eating. While partial and full dentures are a great solution for some patients, there is another excellent tooth replacement solution: dental implants. Read on to learn why you should consider dental implants. Natural-Looking In terms of … Continue reading “Should I Get Dental Implants?”

Signs & Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

If you think you have sleep apnea, knowing the signs and symptoms can help you get the medical attention you need. A noisy machine with an uncomfortable face mask isn’t your only option for treatment. At Sullivan Family Dental, your family dentist in Westwood, KS, we offer convenient treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. However, you … Continue reading “Signs & Symptoms of Sleep Apnea”

Coronavirus Emergency Dentist

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, our Westwood dental office is open for dental emergencies only. If the Johnson County stay at home order does not get extended, we will reopen on May 4 for routine appointments. The safety and health of our patients, our employees, and our community are our top priorities. Sullivan Family … Continue reading “Coronavirus Emergency Dentist”

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Have you heard about dental implants? They are an increasingly popular tooth replacement solution if you are missing one tooth, a few teeth, or many teeth. In this blog post, we go over the many benefits of dental implants. Durable & Long-Lasting Dental implants are considered a permanent solution to tooth loss, meaning they aren’t … Continue reading “The Benefits of Dental Implants”

Early Signs of Gum Disease

At Sullivan Family Dental in Westwood, KS, we provide preventive and periodontal care to prevent and treat gum disease. In this blog post, we talk about what causes gum disease, how you can prevent it, and early warning signs to watch out for at home. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, or gum disease, occurs … Continue reading “Early Signs of Gum Disease”

Is Invisalign Right for Me?

If you are looking for a straighter smile, consider Invisalign®. In this blog, we’ll talk about what it is, how it works, and whether you are a good candidate for Invisalign treatment at Sullivan Family Dental in Westwood, KS. What Is Invisalign? Invisalign is a teeth straightening treatment that is much less noticeable than traditional … Continue reading “Is Invisalign Right for Me?”

Veterans Day Volunteer Dentistry Day

Veterans Day is a time when we honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces and for our country. At Sullivan Family Dental, we are proud to support our veterans! What Is Veterans Day Volunteer Dentistry Day? In honor of Veterans Day, Sullivan Family Dental was closed to the general public. To … Continue reading “Veterans Day Volunteer Dentistry Day”

The Importance of Sleep Apnea Treatment

It’s a common misconception that sleep apnea is nothing more than annoying snoring. But in fact, this is a serious condition that can be deadly if left untreated. If you’re not sure whether or not you have sleep apnea, read on to learn about its signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Treatment will not only … Continue reading “The Importance of Sleep Apnea Treatment”

Our Advanced Dental Technology

At Sullivan Family Dental, we are committed to dental excellence! We provide oral healthcare that our patients can feel confident in, and we do that, in part, by offering top-of-the-line dental technology at our office. In this post, we talk about some of the advanced dental technology at our Westwood office! Tekscan™ Technology Tekscan digital … Continue reading “Our Advanced Dental Technology”

Water Flosser vs. String Floss

It’s no secret that many patients have a hard time flossing every day. Fumbling with a long piece of string to remove food particles may not be your favorite act of self-care. Perhaps you’ve considered switching to a water flosser instead. But are water flossers as effective as traditional flossing? The Benefits of Water Flossing … Continue reading “Water Flosser vs. String Floss”