How Stress Impacts Your Dental Health

Stress is a part of everyday life but too much stress can have adverse effects on your health…even your oral health. Yes, stressing out over work, finances, or things that just didn’t go right in your day can cause problems with your teeth and gums! Sores in Your Mouth/Canker Sores If you are stressing out … Continue reading “How Stress Impacts Your Dental Health”

Fashion Trends in Teeth: Grillz, Fangs & More!

From grillz to tooth gems, dental accessories are the hot new fashion trend. Made popular by celebrities like Beyonce, Madonna, and Ryan Lochte, these accessories are definitely attention-grabbing, but don’t forget they could affect the health of your smile as well. Grillz First popularized by rappers in the 1980s, grillz have recently made a comeback. … Continue reading “Fashion Trends in Teeth: Grillz, Fangs & More!”

The Best Teeth-Friendly Lunches for Kids

For growing children, every meal is important. Preparing a healthy, delicious lunch for your kids can be especially difficult for some parents, since it’s usually packed and eaten on the go but still needs to provide nutrition. At Sullivan Family Dental, we understand that, and we are committed to providing solutions for maintaining great oral … Continue reading “The Best Teeth-Friendly Lunches for Kids”

Is Thumbsucking Bad for Teeth?

Although most children stop sucking their thumbs between the ages of two and four, thumbsucking may have already taken a toll on their pearly whites. Thumbsucking is an absolutely natural reflex for infants that sometimes carries into toddlerhood, preschool years, and beyond. Will Thumbsucking Cause Only Cosmetic Dental Damage? The effects of thumbsucking are far … Continue reading “Is Thumbsucking Bad for Teeth?”

Fun Ways to Drink More Water

Is it possible that 75% of Americans suffer from chronic dehydration? Are you one of them? Dehydration is not just bad for your body…it’s also bad for your oral health. Water strengthens your teeth, keeps your mouth clean, fights dry mouth, and is also calorie-free! Here are fun ways to drink more water. Keep Water … Continue reading “Fun Ways to Drink More Water”

5 Oral Health Tools Every Woman Should Own

Your smile is important to you. Oral health care is not only a necessary component of your beauty routine, but it is also a crucial factor in leading a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Sure you brush and floss, but are you missing something? Here are 5 important oral health tools every woman should own.  1. … Continue reading “5 Oral Health Tools Every Woman Should Own”

The Benefits of Invisalign Teeth Straightening

If a straighter smile is something you’ve been dreaming of, the wait is over! Your straighter, more beautiful smile is only one step away with Invisalign® Teeth Straightening. Dr. Sullivan is a certified Invisalign dentist, so she’ll work with you to come up with a treatment plan that meets your unique needs. So, why Invisalign? … Continue reading “The Benefits of Invisalign Teeth Straightening”