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”

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 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?”

When Is a Tooth Extraction Better Than Saving It?

At Sullivan Family Dental, we usually believe that saving your natural tooth is better than extracting it. That’s why we may recommend root canal therapy over a tooth extraction if the situation calls for it. However, there are special instances when it is preferable to go the tooth extraction route. Overcrowding Some patients experience overcrowding … Continue reading “When Is a Tooth Extraction Better Than Saving It?”

What Does a Perfect Smile Look Like?

Are you dreaming of having a perfect smile? What is the perfect smile anyway? Take a good look at the smiles that you think are beautiful. Even though they may all be attractive, you’ll notice a wide range when it comes to the color, size, shape, and alignment of teeth. As dental professionals, we believe … Continue reading “What Does a Perfect Smile Look Like?”

How to Help My Kids Build Good Dental Habits

Teaching your child good dental hygiene can help them throughout their entire life. It’s not always easy to teach your child a new life skill though. Here are some simple tips to help your child build good dental habits. 1. Set a Good Example Show your child that you have a good attitude about eating … Continue reading “How to Help My Kids Build Good Dental Habits”