Sabino Hills Family Dentistry
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A Clean & Safe Practice

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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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When You Want to Improve Your Smile

If you want to put your best smile forward at your next big social or business event or you want to see a more attractive smile when you look in the mirror, cosmetic dentistry in Tucson, AZ offers the solution you need.

However, even if you're confident that you want to improve something about your smile, you may not know what treatments will help you achieve your goals. The first step is to schedule a smile consultation with your dentist. It’s where you communicate what’s bothering you and what you would like to change, and your dentist comes up with recommendations to help you achieve your goals.

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How Can I Tell if My Dental Problem Is An Emergency?

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There’s no reason for you to worry about whether your problem constitutes a “real” emergency when you can easily pick up the phone and call Dr. Michael Allen, your emergency dentist in Tucson. In most cases, we can provide the most favorable outcomes when we can see and treat you as soon as possible.

Now that you know you have a trusted professional to turn to, it can be helpful for you to understand the different types of emergencies you might encounter and how to handle them until we can see you.

Emergencies to Treat Immediately

A knocked out, or avulsed tooth is the most critical dental emergency because we have the ...

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Considering Teeth Whitening? 3 Reasons to Choose KöR

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Does this sound familiar? You wanted to whiten your teeth and had been disappointed by the less-than-stunning results? Or have you had professional whitening treatment, but were hoping for a more dramatic result?

If your answer was yes to either question, you owe it to yourself to learn about the benefits of KöR Professional Whitening and Deep Bleaching treatment. KöR doesn’t just remove the light surface staining as most treatments do; it uses a proprietary formula that penetrates your tooth enamel and lifts out stains that other treatments can’t touch.

3 Benefits of Choosing KöR Whitening

But that’s just one of the many benefits of choosing KöR!

Refrigerating the Product Maintains Potency

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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

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If you want to refresh a dull, discolored smile, teeth whitening is the way to go! And in the hands of a professional, teeth whitening is a safe procedure. Over-the-counter whiteners used as directed are also safe, although they won’t produce the dramatic results professional treatment does. Unfortunately, OTC whiteners have the potential for misuse that can damage your teeth.

Which is Safer – Carbamide or Hydrogen Peroxide?

Research over the years shows that, when used in low concentration, the peroxide in whiteners are safe to use as prescribed. The concentrations most commonly used by dentists is 35 percent hydrogen peroxide for in-office treatment and 10 percent carbamide peroxide for at-home whitening.

The ...

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How Does CEREC Technology Work?

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Your dentist just told you that you should get a crown on that broken tooth, but you have too much on your calendar to find time for two or three visits and waiting for a lab to create the restoration.

But you have more than one option for getting the restoration you need to protect your oral health. Today, CEREC same-day crowns in Tucson, AZ makes it possible to have the entire process completed in just one visit.

What Makes CEREC Crowns Unique?

A traditional lab-fabricated crown involves two or more visits to your dentist’s office. First, the tooth is prepared to accommodate the crown. Next, impressions of your tooth are taken using ...

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New Hires and Office Giveaways!

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I’m sure some of you have noticed some amazing new faces around here! Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of excitement around our office. We have added THREE brand new staff members to the team! Vanessa and Erin joined us in July and you will see their beautiful friendly faces at our front desk. Sheila is our newest staff member and you will find her working alongside Dr. Allen as one of his dental assistants.

Along with new staff members, we also have started monthly giveaways!! It is a way to keep things fun and give back to our amazing patients! In August, one of our patients ...

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What are Some Benefits of Laser Dentistry?

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If you haven’t been in a dental practice recently, you may be surprised by some of the advancements. Dentists today are increasingly using technology that streamlines procedures, increases your comfort, and delivers better, more predictable long-term outcomes.

One example of technology that improves your all-around experience is laser dentistry. These are the same type of lasers that have been used for decades in medical procedures.

Since laser dentistry in Tucson, AZ is not invasive, today your dentist can perform certain procedures more efficiently and with fast recovery times and minimal bleeding. Some laser dental procedures are: 

Treat Periodontal Disease

Traditional “cut and stitch” gum surgery can be painful and includes a long recovery ...

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