Every day, Dr. John Sullivan and his team dedicate themselves to making a
difference in their community and in the lives or their patients. In private practice
since graduating from dental school in 1984, Dr. Sullivan concentrates on the technical
art of cosmetic and restorative dentistry. A third-generation Tularean, Dr. Sullivan
built Smiles by Sullivan with the dream of providing the area with high-tech, state of
the art cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
Our practice was originally built in 1984 on Merritt Avenue, and we moved to our present site at 925 North Blackstone Street in Tulare in 1994. Our office has won national awards for it's design, most notably Office of the Month by Dental Economics Magazine and was featured in the book "Dental Office Designs" published by PennWell Books.
"As a life-long resident of Tulare, it was only natural that I would return to my hometown. After graduation from Tulare Western High School, I attended College of the Sequoias and Fresno State University before attending the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. After graduating in 1984, I came home to raise my family in the area I grew up in. "
Since 1998 he has been a member of the American Academy Cosmetic Dentistry, the worldâ€™s leading organization dedicated to cosmetic dentistry, and has served five years as a member of itâ€™s governing body, the Board of Directors. He is currently the Vice President of the AACD, and will move through the leadership of the Academy. He is also a longtime member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and continually provides his team with the latest in continuing education. In 2006, he was recognized with Accredited Status in the AACD, making him one of less than 300 dentists in the world who have achieved this level of cosmetic training
"My wife, Crystal, has lived most of her life in Tulare and is a practicing attorney in Visalia. My daughter, Mallory, graduated from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania where she played intercollegiate waterpolo, and now works on the East Coast in Sports Marketing.â€