Alternatives to Braces: 3 Options To look For.

When it comes to improving your smile the first thing that comes to mind is “Maybe I should get braces”. Sometimes, depending on your problem, you can’t avoid them! It is that or a highly invasive procedure. But sometimes braces are just not what we want or need at the moment. Depending on what you […]

5 Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures You Need to Know

Going to the dentist is not just cleanings, braces and extractions, in actuality you can divide the procedures into categories depending on the end goal of the procedure. These are General Procedures and Cosmetic Dental Procedures. Even though they can overlap, both of these categories serve a different purpose. For General Dentistry the objective is […]

Learn about the different braces types that exist and choose the best one for you

braces types

Even today, traditional braces are still in high demand, however, many patients choose to wear other models that favor them aesthetically while they are undergoing treatment. However, not everyone is comfortable with the metal version, as some like to experiment with the other possibilities that exist. And so that you know the range of braces […]

Is trismus normal after wisdom teeth extraction?


Trismus or lockjaw is the reduced opening of the jaws caused by the spasm of the muscles of mastication. The Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary defines it as “a tonic contraction of the muscles of mastication”. Having difficulty opening your mouth for a few days after wisdom teeth extraction is normal. There can be a problem […]

How much do dental crowns cost?


A dental crown is a covering that is placed over a tooth to improve its aesthetical appearance when a tooth gets chipped, fractured, or broken. The cost varies depending on the dental clinic, however, it is usually between $1,000 and $1,500. It should also be remembered that with the change of year prices usually rise, […]

Invisible orthodontics with Invisalign


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. What […]

Dental implants: Advantages and disadvantages

Dental implants Advantages and disadvantages

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 […]

How long do I have to wear dental braces?


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, […]

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 […]

Dentist near me: Can we go to the dentist right now?


Some States have lifted or eased restrictions, which now allows people to look for elective treatment. This is important for people who need dental treatment, but could not go to their dentist due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  As of May 1st, the State of Arizona now allows people to seek some non-emergency dental options, according to the Arizona State […]