A Traumatized Crown Might Need a Bridge Restoration

Dental crown restorations are typically used to replace the tooth enamel layer of a tooth that has been damaged or decayed. They are cemented onto an abutment that is made from the dentin layer of the tooth or a dental material known as gutta percha. While this restoration method is... Read more »

The Little-Known Benefits of a Retainer

Braces are designed to correct the alignment of your teeth. Once they are removed, they will form a stunning smile. However, you will need a retainer to maintain that smile for a while. Without a retainer holding your teeth in place, they might actually shift back to their original positions,... Read more »

How Dental Bridges Can Work For You

Dental bridges are popular when it comes to completing a smile with missing teeth. That is why the need for dental bridges are becoming more frequent. Here at Sossaman Family Dental in Mesa, Arizona, we offer dental bridges as a form of restoration and are happy to give you some... Read more »

How Sossaman Family Dental Can Straighten Your Smile

You’ve probably known people with braces. Perhaps you are deliberating about receiving orthodontic treatment for yourself or on behalf of a family member. Here are Sossaman Family Dental in Mesa, Arizona, we offer faster, more cosmetic alternatives to traditional orthodontics. Here’s a brief overview: Invisalign ® clear aligners can do... Read more »

Align Your Smile with Invisalign

Are you looking for a discrete and easy way to straighten your teeth? Invisalign is a revolutionary alternative to braces created in 1997. It has slowly gained popularity the past several years, and for good reason. Invisalign aligners are clear trays made out of a special thermoplastic material custom-fit to... Read more »

Why Headgear is Actually Awesome

If you’ve seen Finding Nemo, you may remember a red haired, freckle-faced child named Darla. Darla wears headgear. She’s also not very nice to the fish. It’s kind of awkward. You might also remember the kids in your middle school or high school that had to wear headgear. Maybe you... Read more »

All About Teeth Whitening

Are you considering brightening your smile? You’re not the only one. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked dental patients what they most want to improve about their smile, the #1 answer was teeth whitening. Before you look at possible treatments, here are some answers to frequently asked questions... Read more »

The Little-Known Benefits of a Retainer

Braces can fix the alignment of your teeth to create a beautiful bite, but retainers maintain that alignment. If your braces are taken off and you fail to wear your retainer, your teeth can easily shift back to their original positions, negating all the cost and effort of your orthodontic... Read more »

Wear Your Smile with Confidence Through Dental Implants

Dental implants are a tooth replacement service offered by our team at Sossaman Family Dental that can replace missing teeth for a healthy smile that can withstand the same rigors as natural teeth. Unlike other replacement services that can potentially fall out, like dentures, dental implants are designed for lasting... Read more »

Crowns and Fillings: What You Should Know

Protecting your pearly whites is very important, so you probably know that there are a number of things you should do. Fortunately, there are many different treatments that can help you meet your needs. For instance, fillings and crowns could help you, but each may be more useful for different... Read more »