Doctor Q&A for Dr. John K Sullivan

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Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Oral rinses: The first thought is to do nothing as brushing make make it bleed, but that will only make the situation worse. Use a extra soft toothbrush with a gen... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Get it off!: Gunk on teeth will lead to inflammation of the gums, leading to periodontal disease and possible tooth loss. Schedule an appointment with a dentist an... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Usually Yes!: Dental implants work very well, depending on the health of the individual. The success rate drops with smokers and certain diseases such as diabetes, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Mouth breathing: You may breath through your mouth while you sleep, which dries out your mouth and throat. With a dry mouth, certain bacteria can proliferate which cau... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Pregnancy gingivitis: Pregnancy gingivitis is very common during the time you are pregnant. As your body goes through hormonal changes, it affects the gums as well. Sensiti... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes and Yes: Clicking in the jaw joint is a sign of TMJ problems. A lump can form with inflammation or disc problems. The best person to see is a dentist or oral s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Mouth breathing: You may breath through your mouth while you sleep, which dries out your mouth and throat. With a dry mouth, certain bacteria can proliferate which cau... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Pink: You will usually see color variations of pink under your tongue. Darker areas can appear blue, and those are often the veins that sit below your tongu... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John K Sullivan
Dentistry 39 years experience
Cold air?: Runners often breath through their mouth, and cold air can affect areas of recession or exposed root surfaces. Even in hot weather, air being pulled a... Read More
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