What is a dental implant healing cap?

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If you have a missing tooth your dentist can recommend a dental implant. As stated in a former blog, dental implants are artificial teeth that are fixed into the jawbone which work and look just like natural teeth (after having a crown placed over them). Dental implants can replace a single tooth, hold fixed bridges, […]

Wisdom teeth symptoms: How to know when they are coming out

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There are some signs and symptoms that indicate that wisdom teeth are coming out. When wisdom teeth are erupting you may want to go to the dentist to get them removed, this prevents future problems.  Wisdom teeth or third molars are the last teeth to come out in someone’s life between the age of 17 […]

What causes tooth sensitivity to cold?

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Tooth sensitivity to cold is the overstimulation of the nerves in the teeth due to substances at low temperature. Tooth sensitivity can be temporary or chronic and can affect one tooth or affect several teeth. There are two situations as to why you may have sensitive teeth. The first one is due to an unhealthy […]

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 […]

How to take care after a tooth extraction

How to take care after a tooth extraction

Tooth extraction aftercare. Healing properly after a tooth extraction depends on how well you stick to the routine given to you by your dentist. Maybe you got your wisdom teeth removed, maybe you got a tooth removed for a dental implant, or maybe you got several teeth extracted to start wearing braces. Now you’re asking yourself “How do I care for […]

DIY teeth cleaning and teeth whitening in just a few minutes?

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Be careful! We all want one of those enviable, white smiles that popular actors and actresses from Hollywood seem to have. However, we know that teeth whitening treatments can be expensive. This is the main reason that a lot of people rely on sketchy DIY videos and teeth whitening tips that can seriously and permanently damage their […]

Phoenix Dentist: 15 Reasons to Visit Somos Dental.

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If you are considering getting a dental treatment and you normally go all the way to Mexico to get what you believe is going to be a cheaper treatment, you now have a better option! At Somos Dental we are known for our high-quality services and affordable prices. You can get the treatment you need […]

Need a Deep Dental Cleaning? Know the Symptoms

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If your dentist ordered X-rays and has discovered that you have been losing gum tissue, he or she may suggest that you get a deep dental cleaning procedure. This procedure is important, mainly so that you don’t lose any further gum tissue and so that you can prevent any possible diseases that can end in […]

What should you eat after a tooth extraction?

What should you eat after a tooth extraction?

After having your dental extraction treatment, normally, your dentist tells you how you should eat the following days, which foods are better to eat and which ones you should avoid, so if you want to know in advance this type of soft diet, we will tell you what you should eat after your dental extraction.  […]

Dental care tips

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All dentists know that the only way to keep teeth and mouths healthy, is by following the correct guidelines of oral hygiene and by avoiding behaviors that are harmful to your teeth. Carrying out an adequate brushing and flossing routine is important, but there may be some other guidelines that have not been considered, which […]