What You Can Do About TMJ Disorder

If you experience headaches regularly, or frequently have a sore jaw, what should you do? While visiting your doctor may seem like an obvious solution, would you be surprised to learn that our team may be able to help as well? You see, consistent jaw pain could be a symptom of TMJ disorder. Untreated TMJ… Read more »

What Should I Look for in a Toothpaste?

While you’re at the grocery store looking for a tube of toothpaste, our dental team encourages you to pick a paste that is beneficial for your smile. If you’re not sure what that entails, then our team will be more than happy to help you! For the best toothpaste possible for your smile, we encourage… Read more »

Six Tooth-Friendly Foods to Put on Your Thanksgiving Table

This Thanksgiving holiday, Dr. and our team in , , want to share some tooth-friendly choices for you and your loved ones. While most people are aware of heart-healthy food choices, tooth-friendly food choices are not as well known, which is a shame, because both are vital to good health. Following are six tooth-friendly choices to… Read more »

How Early to Take Kids to the Dentist

Knowing when to take your kids to the dentist for the first time isn’t the easiest question to answer, but the general rule of thumb is the earlier the better. To help explain why your kids need dental appointments so early in life, our team here at put this post together to give you the… Read more »

Straighten Teeth Discreetly

Straightening your teeth in a discreet manner may seem impossible. After all, braces are pretty ostentatious, and very few adults will feel comfortable wearing them. However, there’s a way to straighten your teeth so discreetly that most people won’t even notice you’re having any orthodontic work done. That method is called Invisalign®. So what is… Read more »

Insights on the Symptoms and Sources of TMJ Disorder

Drs. Sheldon Sullivan and Shawn Monahan know that maintaining good oral health is about more than just taking care of your teeth and gums. It also extends to other aspects of your mouth, including the temporomandibular joints that hinge your lower jaw to the rest of your head. When inflammation, muscle tension, arthritis or other… Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Requires Immediate First Aid and Treatment

A knocked-out tooth is almost always a serious cause for concern. Even though your tooth can be knocked out from a hard fall or other common accident, your chances of knocking out a tooth increase if you participate in a contact sport without wearing a quality mouth guard. Should one of your teeth become knocked… Read more »


For most of his life, Bernie G. loved to be among people, enjoying the energy of a crowd. But when life turned on a dime and his dental health faltered, losing one tooth after another, he no longer sought out the people who gave him so much joy. Instead he kept to himself, fearing his… Read more »

Excellence through Education and Professional Development

In his effort to provide excellent care for his patients, Dr. Sullivan attends professional meetings, conferences and continuing education events every year. Recently he was at the annual meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration. The academy is dedicated to the highest standards in patient care, research and education.  Specifically, this meeting provides some of the… Read more »

New Product!

by: Margo RDH In some of our past posts we’ve talked about choosing the right dental care products. While there are many great products out there, we’re really excited to offer a new product in our Gilbert dental office, Periosciences. Most oral care research has focused on bacteria. Periosciences approach focuses on the mouth’s natural… Read more »