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”

Coronavirus Emergency Dentist

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, our Westwood dental office is open for dental emergencies only. If the Johnson County stay at home order does not get extended, we will reopen on May 4 for routine appointments. The safety and health of our patients, our employees, and our community are our top priorities. Sullivan Family … Continue reading “Coronavirus Emergency Dentist”

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Have you heard about dental implants? They are an increasingly popular tooth replacement solution if you are missing one tooth, a few teeth, or many teeth. In this blog post, we go over the many benefits of dental implants. Durable & Long-Lasting Dental implants are considered a permanent solution to tooth loss, meaning they aren’t … Continue reading “The Benefits of Dental Implants”

Early Signs of Gum Disease

At Sullivan Family Dental in Westwood, KS, we provide preventive and periodontal care to prevent and treat gum disease. In this blog post, we talk about what causes gum disease, how you can prevent it, and early warning signs to watch out for at home. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, or gum disease, occurs … Continue reading “Early Signs of Gum Disease”