Is pain after a root canal normal?

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There are people who even after having a root canal (endodontics) procedure still feel a sharp pain in their tooth. However, this is not normal. In a root canal, the dental pulp is removed, which includes blood vessels and nerves. Once the dental nerves are removed, there should be no cause of pain, since the nerves are the parts that communicate pain to the brain.

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Therefore, what is causing pain in an already treated tooth? We will list the possible causes of pain in a tooth after a root canal.

They did not perform the root canal procedure

Although it may seem incredible, there are cases in which patients report a deep pain even after what was thought to be a root canal treatment. However, when assessing these patients’ tooth under X-rays, it can be seen that the tooth has not been performed a root canal.

The root canal was poorly performed

This happens when the entire nerve is not removed and some of the pulp remaining at the root continues to cause problems. It can also happen when the treatment is not well sealed and leaks bacteria that can cause infection.

The tooth is fractured

Sometimes a tooth with a root canal treatment continues to generate pain. This may happen if the tooth is fractured. These fractures are sometimes not detected due to how small they are, which may need a deep dental examination with X-rays to be diagnosed.

These were some causes of tooth pain after an endodontic  treatment. However, if you are looking for more information about the process, causes and consequences of an endodontic treatment, you can continue reading the following information.

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What is endodontics?

Endodontics (rooth canal) is the process that involves removing the dental pulp which includes nerves and blood vessels. This process is performed in tooth trauma and infection cases that can lead to tooth loss if not immediately filled, replaced, and sealed with an impermeable material that prevents the passage of bacteria.

Can a root canal fail?

A root canal (endodontics) treatment is a fairly safe process, although it depends on each particular case. There are cases in which the patient shows infections or serious trauma that puts the tooth at risk. However, endodontics is a safe treatment with a more than a 95% probability of success, making it a highly safe treatment in non-serious cases.

Does the endodontic process hurt?

What hurts in endodontics is not performing the process at time. Most of the patients who come to the dental offices do so with such a deep pain that does not allow them to continue with their day to day activities. Endodontics or a root canal is a surgical treatment performed under local anesthesia. So, the process itself does not generate pain. Once the nerve and the inflamed pulp are removed, patients can resume their normal lives.

What is the price of endodontics?

The endodontic process is usually around $ 1000 USD in various dental clinics. However, in Somos Dental we not only provide the best endodontic treatments, but we also have the following special promotions:

Regular root canal starting at $ 599 USD *

Molar root canal starting at $ 799 USD *

* These prices do not include the cost of restorative treatments such as dental crowns.

Where can I get a root canal treatment in Phoenix?

In Somos Dental we have the best endodontic treatments. We are located in 5 different places throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area in Mesa, Camelback, Downtown, Laveen, and Desert Sky. You can contact us by text message (SMS), Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or our phone number 623-232-0089. If you are looking for endodontic treatment, you can fill out our online form with which you get a free evaluation appointment.

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Show off a more beautiful smile with Gingivectomy, the cosmetic gum surgery

Show off a more beautiful smile with Gingivectomy

There are people who have beautiful teeth, but they cannot show them off because there is an excess of gum over them. A procedure that is carried out to fully show off the beauty of your teeth is gingivectomy. This is a popular smile design procedure that goes hand in hand with gingivoplasty to create a more beautiful smile. In Somos Dental we offer gingivectomy and gingivoplasty services, which is why we will talk about the process, advantages, and results to expect from them.

What is gingivectomy?

Is an aesthetic procedure that is performed as part of a smile design process. It consists of giving an adequate shape to the gums to show a more symmetrical and aesthetic smile with teeth with the perfect size and shape. In short, it is a procedure that seeks the symmetry of the gums to show your beautiful teeth.

How is the process?

Gingivectomy is performed by removing soft tissue (gum) and sometimes hard tissue (bone) with a scalpel or dental laser. However, In Somos Dental we use a dental laser, as it is more precise. The procedure is minimally invasive, it is carried out under anesthesia and the patient has a fast recovery time, without incapacitating him/her to carry out his/her daily tasks.

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Does the gingivectomy process hurt? 

The process, as already mentioned, does not generate pain, since it is carried out under local anesthesia. Once the process is done, pain relievers can be prescribed in case of any discomfort during the recovery week, but the recovery is quick and does not cause significant discomfort.

When can I see the results?

The results are seen immediately after the recovery time of the procedure (1 week). This has made gingivectomy a popular choice as a first step in smile designing, as it can be followed up with other procedures after the recovery time, such as dental veneers, fillings, and more.

Is gingivectomy expensive?

Although not very expensive, can have considerable costs in some dental offices. However, in Somos Dental we have a special promotion for a limited time. In Somos Dental you can get a laser gingivectomy for only $200 (USD).

Where can I find a clinic that offers gingivectomy in the Phoenix metro area?If you are looking for a place to carry out your gingivectomy procedure, you can come to Somos Dental. In Somos Dental we perform gingivectomy and gingivoplasty processes to create beautiful smiles that give our clients more security and self-esteem. You can contact us through Facebook Messenger, text message (SMS), WhatsApp or through our telephone number 623-232-0089. In Somos Dental you can also feel calm for your health, since we have taken strict precautions to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus in our facilities. We have 5 locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area in Camelback, Mesa, Desert Sky and Downtown. If you are looking for further information and a personalized assessment about gingivectomy or any other process, you can fill out our online form which gives you a free diagnostic appointment. Call us at 623-232-0089 for any questions.

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Painless Wisdom Teeth Removal. At what age should I remove them?

Painless Wisdom Teeth Removal. At what age should I remove them

Before clarifying how a painless wisdom teeth removal can be achieved, let’s understand these types of teeth. Wisdom teeth (also called third molars), are the last teeth that come out in a person. They are called wisdom teeth since they generally come out around the ages of 18 and 22, once a person becomes “wise” by age. However, sometimes wisdom teeth can bring problems and complications to a person’s health. These problems can be diagnosed with the use of X-rays by the dental surgeon or the maxillofacial doctor who handles the case. In this article we will talk about wisdom teeth, when to remove them, and the benefits of removing your wisdom teeth for a special price of only $999 in Somos Dental.

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Do all people have wisdom teeth?

No. Not all people develop wisdom teeth. An X-ray diagnosis can help diagnose cases of people without wisdom teeth. In Somos Dental you can get free X-ray tests to verify if you need to extract your wisdom teeth.

When is wisdom teeth removal recommended?

It is better to remove wisdom teeth before the age of 21, as the procedure and recovery is easier for the patient. It is also recommended to extract them at that age to avoid any future problems that can be caused by unattended wisdom teeth, such as the following:

  • Pain
  • Inflammation and irritation of the gums
  • Infection of the area (periodontitis)
  • Crowding of teeth

Does it hurt to extract wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth removal is a surgical procedure that is carried out under anesthesia. That is why the procedure does not generate any pain. Once the wisdom teeth are removed, pain relievers and other medications will be prescribed to help combat pain and any other complications arising from the procedure. Therefore, if the patient follows the recovery indications, there will be no noticeable pain during the procedure nor the recovery time.

Is wisdom teeth extraction expensive?

Since it is a surgical procedure, wisdom teeth extraction can be expensive in some places. However, in Somos Dental we have a special promotion for the diagnosis, planning and extraction of all four wisdom teeth for only $ 999 in patients under 21 years of age. Avoid future dental problems and remove your wisdom teeth before it’s too late.

Where to remove wisdom teeth in the Metro Phoenix area?

Removing wisdom teeth in time can help prevent future dental problems. Wisdom teeth removal is a procedure that can only be performed by dental surgeons and maxillofacial doctors. In Somos Dental we have dental surgeons specialized in wisdom teeth extraction surgery. You can contact us through text messages (SMS), Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, or by our phone number 623-232-0089. You can also fill out our online form for a free first diagnostic appointment. In Somos Dental we have 5 locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area: Mesa, Desert Sky, Camelback and Downtown. In Somos Dental we also care about the health of our clients, that’s why we have taken strict sanitation and disinfection measures for surfaces and environments as prevention against the new Coronavirus (Covid-19). 

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Invisible orthodontics with Invisalign

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In the world of modern orthodontics there are several types of treatments outside of traditional metal braces and a pioneering company within the field of orthodontics is Invisalign

In Somos Dental we have certified orthodontists to offer Invisalign treatment, so we will talk about the advantages that these invisible braces treatment have for you.

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What is Invisalign?

Is a state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment that uses patented technology to create clear, removable dental guards that work just as traditional braces to straighten your teeth.

How to know if my case qualifies Invisalign?

Invisalign treatment virtually works for all types of malocclusion (crooked teeth). That’s why it has become one of the most popular orthodontic treatments these last years.

What are the advantages?

The Invisalign system offers numerous advantages over traditional orthodontic treatments, among these are:

  1. Better bite and easier chewing: This device place less pressure and tension on the jaw bones. This less tension means less pain, and the fact that the teeth are kept straight helps improve the bite, shape and chewing action.
  2. Healthier gums: Unlike traditional dental braces, Invisalign is less aggressive against the gums: This better interaction with the gums prevents future problems such as pain, tooth loss and even periodontal disease.
  3. Less pain: Is a treatment that does not put pressure on the bone and joints of the jaw, which reduces the likelihood of complications and pain.
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What is the process of treatment?

The orthodontic process is relatively simple, it is divided into three different steps.

  1. Diagnosis: In this part of the treatment it is decided if the patient is suitable for Invisalign treatment. Photos, X-rays and digital scans are taken.
  2. Guards (aligners): After the diagnosis, the aligners get custom made by the provider and delivered to the dental office. This is when the treatment begins, which should be used every day with changes approximately every 2 weeks.
  3. Visible results: At this stage, the results of the treatment begin to appear. However, there must be follow-up by the orthodontist from time to time (usually each month).

Where can I find certified Invisalign professionals?

The orthodontic treatment must be performed by certified professionals. If you are looking for certified providers in the Phoenix Metro area, you can come to Somos Dental. In Somos Dental we are align providers for orthodontic treatment with Invisalign. You can contact us by SMS, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or by filling out our online form which also includes a free diagnosis appointment. Also, in Somos Dental we have taken strict precautionary measures against the New Coronavirus pandemic that has affected the entire world (Covid-19). You can find us at our 5 locations in Phoenix, Arizona, which are; Desert Sky, Mesa, Camelback and Downtown. You can also contact us through the phone number 623-232-0089.

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Braces and a free laptop for only $1,999

If you do not qualify for Invisalign treatment, or if you are looking for more traditional options, in Somos Dental we have a back to school sale. If you get a prepaid dental braces treatment you will get a free laptop. This sale ends on August 31st, so you can contact us or see terms and conditions in this link.

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Dental implants: Advantages and disadvantages

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When a tooth is lost, what is sought is to replace it as quickly as possible with dental implants. If a tooth is not replaced quickly it can cause long-term problems. Not only dental problems, but there may also be loss of the jawbone or even digestive problems.

What can I do if I have lost a tooth? What treatments are there?

Within modern dentistry we have two popular options for tooth replacement; dental bridges (fixed and removable) and dental implants. Here we will talk about its advantages and disadvantages.

What is a dental implant?

The dental implant consists of placing a titanium cylinder in the bone where the tooth was lost. This is a surgical procedure that requires the use of anesthesia. A screw-retained steel crown is placed on the implant, which will be covered with a ceramic piece that gives the appearance of a real tooth.

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Advantages and disadvantages of dental implants

Like any dental procedure, it carries risks and benefits in the form of advantages and disadvantages, here we list some of the dental implants.

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1. It is a fixed and permanent piece.
2. It is not necessary to do any dental wear. Unlike other treatments, implants do not wear dental pieces.
3. 97% success rate. Dental implants have one of the highest success rates of any dental treatment.
4. Easy to clean. An implant is cleaned as any other tooth.
1. High cost. Dental implants are one of the most expensive procedures in dentistry. However, the benefits are greater than those of other dental treatments.
2. Long waiting time. A dental implant takes a waiting process of at least 2 months.
3. Not all people qualify. There are people who do not qualify for a dental implant, from people who suffer from diabetes, to people who have undergone cancer treatment.

What is the best dental treatment for a lost tooth?

We have already talked about dental bridges, and now we have talked about dental implants. Each treatment has its advantages and disadvantages, so it depends on various points, such as the patient’s budget, the time that has passed since the loss, the urgency for replacement, among others. With the help of these two lists of advantages and disadvantages, you can make a more informed decision.

What is the best dental treatment for a lost tooth

Where can I replace a tooth in Phoenix?If you have lost a tooth and are looking to replace it, you can come to Somos Dental. In Somos dental we have fixed and removable dental bridge treatments and dental implants. At Somos Dental we have taken strict cleaning measures against the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic so that you have a safe experience. You can contact us by SMS, phone call, or through our online form, which includes a free initial assessment. In Somos Dental we have five locations through the Phoenix Arizona metro area in Downtown, Desert Sky, Mesa and Camelback. If you like to contact us, we also have the number 623-232-0089.

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How to clean dental retainers?

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How to clean dental retainers?

A frequent question that we are asked in the dental office has to do about dental retainers, focusing on their cleaning process.

There are several dental treatments that its use involves: the retention stage after the braces are removed, orthodontics with invisaling, or even the use of dental guards in cases of bruxism or significant dental wear. So, how do you clean dental retainers? Here are ways to properly clean your retainers.

Why do I need to clean the retainers?

During the retention stage, transparent retainers are used to keep the teeth in the correct position after the brackets are taken off. A retainer must be worn daily, which makes it susceptible to plaque build-up and bacteria growth. If not cleaned, retainers can cause additional problems, such as bad breath or tooth decay.

First method

Materials:

• Soft bristle toothbrush

• Neutral liquid soap

Steps:

Step 1. Rinse your retainer with lukewarm water for 10 seconds.

Step 2. Add a drop of liquid soap to the head of the toothbrush.

Step 3. Here you start brushing the dental retainer. Start from the inside, using no extra force to avoid damaging the retainers.

Step 4. Begin cleaning the outside of the retainers.

Step 5. Once both parts are clean begin rinsing your retainers. Rinse with the clean toothbrush until foaming stops.

Advantages:

  • It is the most appropriate way to clean dental retainers, since no abrasive substances are used.
  • You can get the ingredients at any supermarket.
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Second method

Materials:

• Soft bristle toothbrush

• White vinegar

• Water

Steps:

Step 1. Soak the retainers in a solution containing half parts of white vinegar and half parts of water for 15 minutes. They can be left soaking in their protective case.

Step 2. Remove the retainers from the container and briefly rinse for a few seconds.

Step 3. Brush your retainers with the soft bristle brush, first on the inside and then on the outside.

Step 4. Rinse your retainers with plenty of water, they should keep being rinsed until there is no vinegar smell.

Advantages:

The ingredients are easy to find at home.

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Third method

Materials:

Effervescent tablets

Steps:

Step 1. Remove the pill from its container and follow the package instructions. Each pill has its own time of action.

Step 2. Rinse the retainers with plenty of water.

Advantages:

They offer a complete care with specific products for cleaning retainers

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When should I clean my retainers?

Dental retainers should be cleaned at least once a day. However, it is also a good idea to brush them briefly after each meal.

These were some tips compiled by our dentists and orthodontists from Somos Dental.

In Somos Dental we offer conventional dental braces and invisalign treatments. Also, we manufacture night guards for Bruxism problems. We have taken strict hygiene measures in the face of the crisis due to the new Coronavirus (Covid-19). You can contact us by filling our online form, and you will get your first appointment for free. You can also contact us through the options of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, email or by calling at 623-232-0089.

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Did you lose a tooth? Dental bridges: Advantages and disadvantages

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If you lost a tooth, chances are you’ve already looked for dental bridges or other options to replace it, such as implants. In this article, we will focus on the latter. We will talk about the differences, advantages, and disadvantages that exist between these options for the replacement of one or more dental pieces.

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What happens when I lose a tooth? Is there a problem?

You may think that there is no rush when you lose a tooth, that it will be fixed once you have enough time and money to do so, which is not a major problem. So is there a rush once you have lost a tooth? The answer is yes, and in the next paragraphs, we will explain why.

  1. Movement of the other teeth
    The denture begins to change position when a tooth is missing. This happens since the space that results when the part is lost tends to be filled by the surrounding teeth.
  2. Digestive problems
    When losing a tooth all the chewing is affected, this may be the cause of digestive and gum problems in a future.
  3. Bone loss
    Once the tooth is lost, it also begins to lose the bone where this tooth used to be, since it is no longer needed. This can complicate future treatments. If the problem is not treated in time, the bone can be lost permanently, making dental implant and bridge treatments impossible in the future.

What alternatives are there to replace a missing tooth?

In modern dentistry, we have two popular options: dental bridges and implants. In this article, we will talk about dental bridges.

Dental bridges

There are two main types of dental bridges, fixed and removable. Both carry their advantages and disadvantages, for which, we explain what each procedure consists of and their respective advantages and disadvantages.

Fixed: a fixed bridge will replace one tooth by carving two other healthy neighboring teeth to install a bridge that will consist of the equivalent of 3 (or more) teeth. 

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AdvantagesDisadvantages
• Since it is fixed, it can’t be lost.

• They are custom made; they blend with the natural color of your teeth.


• It is a fast treatment (around 2 weeks).

• It is cheaper than a dental implant.
• You need to wear down other teeth.

• It is a permanent dental procedure.

• You can lose some bone on the filling pieces’ place.

Removable: They are attached to the other teeth to support themselves. They are normally used to replace one or more dental pieces. 

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AdvantagesDisadvantages
• More economical than a fixed bridge or an implant.

• Quick to make, in two weeks you get your removable bridge.

• It is not a permanent option

• It can serve as a provisional dental 
treatment in search of a more long-term treatment (implant or fixed bridge).

• No need to wear teeth.

• They are easy to clean.
• Being removable, they are easy to lose and get out of place.

• The hooks are somewhat visible, so they are not the best option in the aesthetic area.

Where can I find a replacement for my lost tooth?

If you are looking to replace a lost dental piece with dental bridges (fixed or removable), or with dental implants, you can go to Somos Dental. In Somos Dental we take into account the advantages and disadvantages in each particular case. In addition, at Somos Dental we have taken strict precautionary measures against Coronavirus (Covid-19) to keep you safe. You can contact us through various options, such as Facebook Messenger, SMS, or by filling out our Online form, which includes a free assessment appointment. You can find us at our 5 locations: Downtown, Desert Sky, Mesa and Camelback with the phone 623-232-0089.

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Should I floss? Benefits from frequent brushing and flossing

Should I floss? Benefits from frequent brushing and flossing

Many people don’t floss frequently. According to a representative analysis, only 30% of the population uses dental floss daily. Dentists recommend flossing once a day before bedtime, in order to remove any food debris, bacteria clusters, or tartar from between the teeth.

Should I floss

In other blog posts we have discussed the importance of flossing and daily brushing, since they represent a large part of oral hygiene. Although the tongue and the insides of the cheeks help remove food debris from the teeth (this is called autolysis or self-cleaning), they do not reach the spaces between the teeth. So, what are the advantages of flossing?

Helps prevent bad breath

By leaving food remains between your teeth, they begin to decompose until generating an unpleasant odor, now multiply this by 30, which are the interdental spaces where food remains can be left and you can imagine the results. This is why flossing often fixes bad breath problems.

Helps preserve tooth enamel

Tooth enamel protects the internal structure of the teeth. However, in the interdental spaces, the enamel is much thinner, making it a potential spot for dental caries and infections. By flossing we protect our tooth enamel from possible cavities.

Helps maintain the white color of teeth

Since the use of dental floss removes food remains between the teeth, our dental enamel will stay healthy for much longer, maintaining the white color of our teeth.

So, how to floss?

We have already shared the National Institute of Aging guide a few times, however this comprehensive guide shows the steps to take to achieve proper flossing.

So, how to floss?

Is dental floss Coronavirus safe?

Yes. The dental floss is sold in sealed packaging and it comes in another hermetically sealed package. You should close the floss case after you are done using it and avoid reusing used floss.

Where can I look for dental treatment in the phoenix area?

If you are looking to get dental treatment in the phoenix Metro Area, you can contact us at Somos Dental. In Somos Dental we offer emergency care and elective treatments during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In Somos Dental we clean and disinfect all the surfaces, machines and tools so you can come to our dental offices without any risk of contracting the virus. Here we can offer an initial assessment for free by filling our online application form. You can also contact us through our different contact options: such as Facebook, phone call, Whatsapp, or E-mail. We are located in 5 different points: Downtown, Desert Sky, Mesa, and Camelback. Give us a call at 623-232-0089 if you have any questions.

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How long do I have to wear dental braces?

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If you are interested in knowing how long you should wear dental braces, the reality is that this is a medium or long-term treatment therefore, it is usually a slow process.

There are people who are already undergoing orthodontic treatment, but their dentist has never told them exactly how long they will be using braces, there are other people who simply have not started their treatment due to the whole braces process. Although the duration of the treatment varies according to each particular case, in this article we will see the stages or phases of the braces’ treatment.

1. Diagnosis and planning

The most important stage of the entire treatment begins before you even start using the devices as such. For this, it is necessary to carry out a particular study of each case with X-rays, photographs, models, etc. Once a diagnosis is made, the orthodontist will be able to give you an approximate time for dental treatment.

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2. Work stage

This stage is when the teeth straightening process begins. This is when orthodontic appliances are placed, and straightening begins. The work stage is divided into the following phases:

  • Alignment and Leveling: Usually, alignment and leveling of your teeth is proportional to your dental crowding (how close your teeth are) to achieve adequate results. It usually takes 3 to 6 months depending on the particular case.
  • Closure of gaps: Once proper alignment and leveling of the teeth is reached, they may become slightly separated. Closing the gaps between your teeth takes less time than leveling, although it depends in each particular case, you can expect it to take between 2 and 4 months.
  • Dental settling: During this step, we seek to achieve a healthy bite, since braces are not only for straight teeth. This step usually takes 6 months.
  • Ending: Here we seek to maintain the teeth position achieved through the previous steps. This stage also usually lasts around 6 months.
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3. Retention stage

This stage is carried out once the braces are removed, in this stage static or removable retainers are usually used to retain the teeth in the same position in which they were left after orthodontia.

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So, how long am I going to be wearing braces?

The treatment time depends on each individual case. However, if you require a rough answer; It can be calculated that by adding the average times of each phase, one can expect to be in orthodontics between 1 year and 6 months to 2 years.

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Until the end of this month (August 31st), you can get your dental braces as cheap as $1,999 and also get our back-to-school special, which includes a free laptop for your school zoom meetings. You can check the terms and conditions right here.

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Where can I get braces in the Phoenix Metro area?

If you want to start an orthodontic treatment with dental braces come to Somos Dental. In Somos Dental we offer a free appointment to assess your particular case. You can fill our online form in this link or contact us through our different contact options: such as Facebook, phone call, Whatsapp, or E-mail. We are located in 5 different points: Downtown, Desert Sky, Mesa, and Camelback. Give us a call at 623-232-0089 if you have any questions.

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How to know if I need dental braces

How to know if I need dental braces

Most people think that dental braces are only for fixing crooked teeth. However, this is not the only reason to start an orthodontics treatment. Some decades ago, dental braces were restricted to a few upper-class individuals. However, these last years there has been an “orthodontics revolution”, which not only means that traditional dental braces are way cheaper than before, but there are several types of orthodontic treatments available in the market which adapt to the client’s needs.

So, going back: how do you really know if you actually do need dental braces? Well, in this article we will tell you if you really need to start an orthodontic treatment. Grab a mirror and follow these steps.

You have crooked teeth.

This is the most obvious reason for getting braces, is what we call dental crowding. Get the mirror and look at your teeth. Normally, teeth start crowding at the front; however, molars can also be crooked. If they are indeed crooked, you may need to start planning on getting braces. That is because crooked teeth are not only a cosmetic problem, but they can host bacteria way easier than normal teeth, causing problems in the future.

Spaced teeth

The space between the teeth is known as diastema. For one’s bite to be normal there needs to not be space between your teeth. Diastemas are usually located in the front, just as with crowding. So, if you see spaces between your teeth with your mirror, you may need an orthodontic treatment.

Misaligned teeth

If you have some teeth that are out of their row, you may need braces. Check if you have any teeth that are outside their intended space (double check your canines). If this is the case, you may need to get dental braces to get them in their place.

Open bite and deep bite

An open bite can be caused by a continuous mechanical stimulus such as thumb sucking. There are other causes, but if you see that when you close your jaw, there is a space between your upper and lower row of teeth, you may need to go to the dentist to know if braces are needed.

Also, if your upper teeth cover your lower teeth when biting we have what is called a deep bite. A deep bite is a serious problem that also affects the jaw, leading to problems such as misaligned jaw, migraines, earache, and more, which is why you need to contact an orthodontist as soon as possible.

Where can I get a professional assessment in the Phoenix Metro area?

If you are looking for affordable dental braces, and you live in the State of Arizona, you should come to Somos Dental. In Somos Dental we have been offering emergency and elective treatment during the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We offer dental braces as cheap as 99$ a month; and we also have other orthodontic options such as Invisalign. In Somos Dental we clean and disinfect every single surface; our dentists and orthodontists wear facemasks and we only see one client at the time.

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Until the end of this month (August 31st), you can get your dental braces as cheap as $1,999 and also get our back-to-school special, which includes a free laptop for your school zoom meetings. You can check the terms and conditions right here.

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How can I contact you?

We have different contact options, such as Facebook Messenger, phone call, Whatsapp, or e-mail. We are located in 5 different points: Downtown, Desert Sky, Mesa, and Camelback. Give us a call at 623-232-0089 if you have any questions.

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