Is trismus normal after wisdom teeth extraction?

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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?

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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

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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. 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?

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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, […]

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?

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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 […]

Looking for an affordable dentist in phoenix? Come to Somos Dental

Looking for an affordable dentist in phoenix?

Most people are postponing much needed dental procedures, since they are not considered an emergency during the lockdown. Since the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis, many have not been able to get preventative medical and dental treatment as a way to stop the rapid growth of the virus. However, according to theArizona State Board of Dental Examiners, […]

Emergency dentist in Phoenix

Emergency dentist in Phoenix

The world has been under stressing times with the Coronavirus pandemic. The whole country has been locked down in an attempt to stop the propagation of the virus. The state of Arizona has complied with the country’s efforts and has ordered non-essential businesses to cease activities. Dental offices have also ceased non-urgent dental appointments such as checkups, dental cleanings, and dental […]

Should I go to the dentist while coronavirus is going around?

So, how can you take care of your dental health during quarantine?

As of April 4, 2020 at 11:32 pm (MST), the United States of America is the country with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 (also known as ‘Coronavirus‘) in the world. This has led the president of the U.S. to declare a state of emergency for the entire country. Furthermore, several states have mandated social distancing and […]