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 quick tips to help your kid build good dental habits. 1. Set a Good Example Let your child watch you brush and floss your teeth. It … Continue reading “How to Help My Kids Build Good Dental Habits”

Benefits of Dentures

If you are missing a few teeth, multiple teeth, or all of your teeth, dentures may be a good option for you to restore your ability to speak, eat, and smile with confidence! 1. Cost-Effective Dentures are usually a budget-friendly tooth replacement solution. During your consultation, we will discuss a cost estimate of your treatment … Continue reading “Benefits of Dentures”

Why Should I Visit the Dentist If Nothing Is Wrong?

Some people think that they don’t need to go to the dentist until they have a toothache or something else bothering them. That, however, is a myth. And it’s a dangerous one at that. In this blog post, we’ll let you know why twice-yearly visits to Sullivan Family Dental, your family dentist in Westwood, KS, … Continue reading “Why Should I Visit the Dentist If Nothing Is Wrong?”

Tips for Improving Your Oral Health

If you neglect your oral health, you can end up with a variety of problems, such as chronic bad breath, gum disease, tooth decay, infections, tooth loss, and pain. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to improve your oral health habits and protect your smile from dental disease! Here are four simple tips: … Continue reading “Tips for Improving Your Oral Health”

Signs You Need a Dental Implant

Do you find yourself avoiding pictures or hiding your smile because you’re embarrassed about missing or damaged teeth? If so, our team can help. While we offer multiple restorative treatments for missing teeth, today we want to focus on dental implants. If any of these situations apply to you, give us a call to schedule … Continue reading “Signs You Need a Dental Implant”

Tooth Extraction Myths

A tooth extraction is sometimes necessary to preserve the overall health of your smile. If Dr. Sullivan decides you need a tooth extraction, you can rest assured you’re in good hands. To help you feel more at ease about this restorative procedure, today we’re busting 3 myths about tooth extractions. Myth #1 “A Tooth Extraction … Continue reading “Tooth Extraction Myths”

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”