Sullivan Dental Partners
Sullivan Dental Partners
Richard Sullivan
DDS, FICOI, FIALD
Richard Sullivan
DDS
Richard Sullivan
DDS, FICOI, FIALD
Richard Sullivan
DDS

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What Can I Expect at My Child's First Dental Appointment?

The appearance of your child's first tooth is an exciting time because it's evidence that their growth and development is taking off. It's also time to think about your child's first trip to the dentist.At Sullivan Dental Partners, we know that the thought of your precious little one sitting in a dental chair can be daunting.As a parent, you do everything you can to protect them from unpleasantness, and you wonder how this visit will affect them. This is especially true if you had a bad dental experience as a child; the last thing you want is to saddle your child with a lifetime of dental anxiety inadvertently.Relax, We've Got ...

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3 Ways We Check if Dental Implants Are a Good Option for You

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Tooth loss for any reason can be devastating. You must deal with the discomfort of chewing certain foods, and, depending on the reason for your tooth loss, you may feel embarrassed or ashamed. You also need to decide what type of tooth replacement is most appropriate for your unique needs.Replacing lost teeth is necessary for restoring lost function and allowing you to smile confidently again. Dental implants are an excellent choice for several reasons:A dental implant replaces the entire tooth, including the rootUnlike bridges or dentures, dental implants are permanentDental implants help promote healthy bone growth in your jawAre You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?Your dental implant is a ...

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Are You a Candidate for Oral Surgery at Our Brentwood, TN Dental Office?

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Even the most courageous dental patients can get a little weak in the knees at the thought of oral surgery. But you can’t afford to let your fears get the better of you. If oral surgery is recommended, there’s a good reason for it, and delaying the procedure may only result in more complicated problems in the future.Comfortable Oral Surgery TechniquesHowever, you will be pleasantly surprised to know that the days of lengthy, uncomfortable procedures are over. The compassion and understanding of your dental team, paired with state-of-the-art technology and sedation techniques, allows most oral surgery procedures today to be performed efficiently. This means less discomfort and less time in the ...

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