The advancement of dental technology has made caring for oral health at home easier and more effective. Have you contemplated getting an electric toothbrush? Are you still on the fence? Here are three benefits of using an electric toothbrush! Ease of Use If you’re used to a manual toothbrush, you may be worried an electric … Continue reading “Benefits of Using an Electric Toothbrush”
The Best Foods for Your Oral Health
Strong teeth and healthy gums help you speak, eat, and smile with confidence! According to the American Dental Association (ADA), healthy food choices and eating patterns can help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. That means eating a balanced diet provides essential nutrients for your overall health and oral health. Keep reading to learn about … Continue reading “The Best Foods for Your Oral Health”
Stress-Free Dental Visits for Kids
At Sullivan Family Dental, we want all of our patients to feel as calm and relaxed as possible so they can have an enjoyable dental visit with us. We understand that dental visits can be scary for patients of all ages, but that kids are especially prone to feeling uneasy in the dentist’s office. Here … Continue reading “Stress-Free Dental Visits for Kids”
How to Enhance Your Smile with Veneers
At Sullivan Family Dental, we offer a variety of cosmetic services, such as Invisalign clear aligner therapy, teeth whitening, crowns, and veneers. Are you disappointed with your smile? In this blog post, we help you determine if veneers are the right cosmetic solution to transform your smile. What Are Veneers? Porcelain veneers are thin shells … Continue reading “How to Enhance Your Smile with Veneers”
It’s normal to have a ton of questions before committing to an involved dental treatment like Invisalign®. Our team loves when our patients take an active role in their oral healthcare by seeking out additional information so they can make informed decisions. Here are answers to common questions we get about this orthodontic procedure. What … Continue reading “Invisalign FAQ”
Do I Have Sleep Apnea & How Do I Treat It?
An estimated 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a chronic sleep disorder that negatively affects your energy level and your overall health. In this blog post, we take a look at the common warning signs of sleep apnea, examine its impact on your oral and overall health, and outline some of the treatment options … Continue reading “Do I Have Sleep Apnea & How Do I Treat It?”
How to Prevent Enamel Loss
Tooth enamel plays a large role in tooth health. It’s crucial to keep your enamel healthy and strong to prevent serious dental problems from arising. You only get one set of permanent teeth, so it’s important to safeguard your enamel as much as you can. Keep reading to learn how to prevent enamel loss! What … Continue reading “How to Prevent Enamel Loss”
How Safe Are X-Rays?
Digital dental X-rays are special pictures that show what’s underneath the surface of tissues in a patient’s mouth. They help our team diagnose dental disease and other problems in the mouth and jaw. Purposes of Dental X-Rays At Sullivan Family Dental, we may recommend dental X-rays every so often for various reasons. For example, if … Continue reading “How Safe Are X-Rays?”
Signs You Might Need a Root Canal
Root canal treatment has a bad reputation but thanks to modern technology, techniques, and dental sedation, they’re now less stressful and virtually pain-free! Plus, Sullivan Family Dental offers a variety of financial options, such as our Dental Membership Plan, third-party financing through CareCredit, HSAs, and FSAs. In this blog post, we go over a few … Continue reading “Signs You Might Need a Root Canal”
How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?
Having bad breath is a personal nuisance and can have some serious effects on your interpersonal relationships. It’s difficult to feel confident talking to others when every word you say is accompanied by a foul smell. If you’re currently battling bad breath, here are some tips! Evaluate Your At-Home Dental Routine One of the easiest … Continue reading “How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?”