Kyle D. Sullivan, DMD
Dr. Kyle Sullivan earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Brigham Young University prior to attending dental school at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He graduated with his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2003. Since he began practicing in Walla Walla in 2011, he has striven to make a difference in the lives of those that he treats through preventive and maintenance care. A member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Sullivan continues his education monthly. He has received advanced training in orthodontics, endodontics (root canals), oral surgery (wisdom teeth), prosthodontics (crowns and dentures), pediatric (children’s dentistry), TMJ disorders, and sleep apnea treatment.
Dr. Sullivan is happily married to his wife Suzanne, who you may occasionally see helping out at the office. They have four children. When he has a moment to spare, he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including camping, hiking, fishing, running, and biking.
De De, Office Manager/Financial Advisor
De De first started in dentistry in 1995 as a dental assistant, and has worked in this office for over 20 years. She took over from Sharron as office manager in 2019 and now ensures that the office runs smoothly and that patients have a pleasant experience from the moment they enter to the moment they leave. When she is not answering phone calls or scheduling appointments, De De enjoys quilting, kayaking, and spending time with her family.
Tricia, Registered Dental Hygienist
Tricia graduated from dental hygiene school in 2001 and worked for a periodontist for four years, which helped her to understand the progression of periodontal disease and how best to maintain oral health. She brought her knowledge and experience to our office in 2005 and has consistently worked with the rest of our team to provide comfortable and quality dental care to our patients ever since.
Tricia enjoys discovering the individual needs of each patient and doing what it takes to achieve those needs. She continues to further her education in order to supply her patients with current and up-to-date technology in the dental field. Outside of the office, Tricia and her family love spending time with their horses and competing in rodeo events.
Araceli, Registered Dental Assistant
Araceli joined Sullivan Family Dental in 2017 and has quickly become a valued member of our staff. An energetic and welcoming presence in the office, Araceli uses her bilingual abilities to help everyone feel comfortable while greeting patients and assisting Dr. Sullivan chairside. She enjoys spending time with her family, and has recently discovered a love for the outdoors, especially hiking and hunting with her husband.