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Why All-on-4 Dental Implants are Better Than Dentures


When it comes to replacing missing teeth, there are a lot of options to choose from, one of which is the All-on-4 dental implants. These implants are recommended for patients who have lost most or all of their teeth. They … Continued


Who Is a Good Candidate for Invisalign Aligners?


People everywhere are touting the benefits of using Invisalign® corrective trays to fix imperfections in the smile nature provided. When teeth are misaligned, one may be tempted to avoid smiling and may even be impeded socially because of self-consciousness. In … Continued


Who Can Sleep Apnea Affect?


Sleep apnea is a health problem that leads to interruptions to your breathing during sleep. When it occurs, the body wakes you up so that breathing can be restored. These interruptions to a person's sleep can prevent them from getting … Continued


Treating Periodontal Disease


According to the American Dental Association, periodontal disease is an infection that affects the tissues and bone that support teeth. This infection can potentially lead to your losing your teeth if you do not seek treatment. This is why it … Continued


Taking Care of Mouth Guards


Mouth guards are a great way for patients to protect their teeth, and they are used for a variety of reasons, from preventing snoring to protecting teeth while playing sports. The effectiveness of the mouth guard, however, often depends on … Continued


Am I a Candidate for All-On-4®?


The All-on-4 method is innovative, efficient and one of the best ways to replace missing teeth. However, not everyone is a candidate as each person has a different mouth and bone structure which may make treatment difficult. People who are … Continued


Are Bleeding Gums a Cause for Concern? A Periodontist Answers


A periodontist is the right person to talk to if you are worried about bleeding gums. These are dentists who have additional training on issues affecting the gums. We've all had bleeding gums at some point in our lives. Causes … Continued


4 Ways a Sedation Dentist Can Help You


With a reputable sedation dentist, a trip to the dental chair does not have to be a harrowing experience. In the past, dentists relied on local anesthesia inside the mouth or inhaled laughing gas to complete uncomfortable procedures. Now, sedation … Continued


The Great Boat Race


Engineering students from McClintock, Tempe, Desert Vista, Mountain Pointe, Corona del Sol, and Marcos de Niza high schools went head-to-head in an epic boat racing competition. South Mountain Family Dental was there to cheer on the students! The annual competition, … Continued


South Mountain Family Dental


South Mountain Family Dental was live. South Mountain Family Dental, proud sponsor of the Kyrene School District’s, Inaugural Harmony Golf Tournament, held May 4, 2019. All proceeds go to the creation of a Harmony Park at Paloma Elementary School. Proceeds … Continued