Sabino Hills Family Dentistry
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We go above and beyond the ADA and OSHA recommended standards to make our Tucson dental office a clean and safe place for your family. Before your visit, we disinfect all of our equipment in a designated area with state-of-the-art sterilization technology. We also thoroughly sanitize each room between patients. We worry about the cleanliness of our office so you’ll never have to.

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Dr. Michael Allen

Meet Dr. Michael Allen


Dr. Michael Allen and our dedicated professional team work hard to create a practice that is current with all the latest dental technology and updated procedures. But our basic mission has always remained the same – to provide all members of your family with personalized quality care that exceeds your expectations. For the past five years, Dr. Allen has worked at Mariposa Community Health Center in Nogales and Rio Rico providing dental care for underserved families in Southern Arizona. He truly loves what he does and brings that positive attitude to work on a daily basis.

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3 Ways Today's Dentures Have Improved Over the Years

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Many patients who learn they need dentures react with dread to the idea. While the fear is unwarranted, we understand why dentures have such a bad reputation.

State-of-the-Art Dentures

Until recently, the materials and techniques used for creating natural-looking dentures just didn’t exist. Dentists did the best they could with what they had, but they were often limited to producing one-size-fits-all dentures. The same holds true for comfort; dentures used to be made of an inflexible material that didn’t conform well to the jaw. The resulting loose fit caused irritation and pain.

The good news is that everything about dentures today has improved vastly with the availability of updated materials, technology, and ...

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The Long-Term Challenges of Missing Teeth

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Tooth loss is a much more common problem than you might think The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a survey that showed almost 40 million Americans are missing all their teeth in one or both jaws.

Reduced Self-Confidence

Your smile is one of the first things others notice about you, and it is unfortunate, but many people will judge you by your appearance. Tooth loss can cause you to feel less confident about yourself and more likely to avoid social situations.

Emotional Consequences

There is also an emotional component to tooth loss. If you have lost a tooth, you may feel sadness or shame about the condition of your oral health. Some ...

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Not Your Grandparents' Dentures!

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Does the idea of wearing dentures make you cringe? It’s understandable because until recently, dentures were pretty much a one-size-fits-all solution with a focus on function, not aesthetics. Fortunately, things have changed dramatically, and today we can design dentures that fit, feel, and look more like natural teeth than ever before.

How Satisfied Are Denture Patients?

Today’s dentures are superior in every way to dentures made even 20 years ago. But how does that match up with a patient’s expectations for treatment?

A recent study was conducted to measure the satisfaction levels of patients who had recently undergone denture therapy. Patients were surveyed to record their expectation level before treatment and their satisfaction ...

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Myths and Facts about Dentures

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If you have negative feelings about dentures, it’s understandable. Maybe you remember your grandfather’s dentures slipping when he coughed, or you just can’t get over the dreadful appearance of yesterday’s one-size-fits-all dentures.

It’s true that dentures used to be the last resort for people who had lost teeth due to improper care. They were rough, uncomfortable to wear, ill-fitting, and looked fake. Luckily, things have changed quite dramatically over the last thirty years.

Fortunately, dental materials, techniques, and technology have all played a part in making dentures in Tucson more natural looking and comfortable than ever before. We now have the freedom to fully customize the fit and feel of your ...

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