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”

Back-to-School Dental Tips

Going back to school is an exciting time for every child. It’s a chance to start fresh with a few new school supplies and maybe an updated look. A new school year can also remind kids about healthy habits that may have fallen by the wayside during the summer. After all, great oral health and … Continue reading “Back-to-School Dental Tips”

Transform Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening!

Who doesn’t want a bright smile that is dazzling and white? With our professional teeth whitening services, you can have the gorgeous smile you deserve in virtually no time at all. Read on to learn about the causes of tooth discoloration and why our whitening treatments are a perfect option for you! What Causes Tooth … Continue reading “Transform Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening!”

Delicious Summer Treats That Won’t Ruin Your Smile

Summer is here, and what better way to celebrate than to enjoy delicious, nutritious foods that are good for you? What you eat has a major impact on your oral health, so it’s important to choose foods that support your healthy brushing and flossing habits. Here are some tooth-friendly treats that’ll keep you refreshed all … Continue reading “Delicious Summer Treats That Won’t Ruin Your Smile”

5 Ways to Access Affordable Family Dental Care

We understand that it’s not always easy to find exceptional dental care for your entire family that fits your budget. With that in mind, we put together this short list of financial options to help you get the dental care you need! 1. Dental Insurance There are countless dental benefit plans available from private insurance … Continue reading “5 Ways to Access Affordable Family Dental Care”

Silver Diamine Fluoride vs. Cavities

Did you know there’s a new antimicrobial liquid that has been used to painlessly stop the progression of cavities? It’s called silver diamine fluoride, or SDF, and it goes under the brand name Advantage Arrest. It’s been used in Japan for decades now, but was only recently introduced into the US in the last few … Continue reading “Silver Diamine Fluoride vs. Cavities”

The Link Between Gum Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease

Recent studies suggest that gum disease could be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. Before summarizing the scientific findings, let’s turn to a brief review of these diseases. Gum Disease More than 75% of American adults over age 35 develop a form of gum disease, which typically results from poor oral hygiene. Although it’s normal … Continue reading “The Link Between Gum Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease”