Sabino Hills Family Dentistry
A Great Dentist

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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I Have a Chip in My Front Tooth! What Are My Options?

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You’re enjoying TV and popcorn with your kids on a Friday night when you accidentally bite down hard on an unpopped kernel. Your tongue finds the rough spot, and your fear is confirmed – you chipped a tooth.

Damaging a tooth in this way can be frustrating because even a small chip can throw off the symmetry of your smile. But don’t spend too much time worrying about your appearance because cosmetic dentistry at our Tucson dental office offers lots of solutions.

Before we explain your options, remember that every person is unique. These are excellent solutions for a chipped tooth, but the one we recommend will take all your needs ...

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Oral Health Consequences of Smoking You Might Not Be Aware Of

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Most of us are aware that tobacco use is terrible for your health, but you may not realize all the way it impacts your oral health.

If you're a smoker, you can see for yourself how the habit affects the appearance of your teeth. Over time, nicotine stains every tooth in your mouth, leaving you with unattractive, noticeable brown stains. 

Smoking and Your Oral Health

But you may not be aware that there are other significant oral health problems created by tobacco use. As your dentist in Tucson, Dr. Michael Allen wants you to be mindful of the toll that smoking can take on your oral health.

Here are a few facts from the ...

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5 Ways We Cater to Your Comfort

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At Sabino Hills Family Dentistry, your comfort is our priority. When you are comfortable with your surroundings, and at ease with the professionals who treat you, you are far more likely to be proactive with your oral health. 

We understand that dental anxiety can be a crippling problem for many people. One of the consequences of this kind of fear is skipped appointments that result in poor oral health. Another problem is that many patients who haven't visited a dental office in a while don't see all the advances that make the reason for these fears unnecessary!

Dentistry That Caters to Your Needs!

What separates us from other practices is that we pride ...

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Missing a Tooth? Replace Sooner Rather Than Later

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If you've lost a tooth, you may be tempted to let it go, especially if it’s farther back in the mouth where it’s difficult to see.

It’s understandable because the whole process of losing the tooth, whether it’s because of poor oral health or a sports injury, can be a challenge to deal with. You may feel depressed, eating certain foods can be uncomfortable or impossible, and you hate the idea of a gap in your smile.

The Problem with Tooth Loss

But tooth loss leads to numerous oral health problems, and if a tooth isn’t restored, you will be dealing with a lot more than an esthetic issue.

  • Increased pressure on remaining teeth ...

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Choosing the Right Adult Orthodontic Option

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If you are an adult with tooth misalignment issues, you may feel that the time for treatment has passed you by – after all, aren’t braces just for kids?

We understand you don’t want to walk around with a mouth full of metal, but the good news is you don’t have to! Advances in technology and treatment techniques have opened up a whole new world of possibilities for adults bothered by crooked or crowded teeth.

Depending on your needs, you can choose the treatment that best fits your lifestyle, timeline, and budget. Here are just a few of the many options to consider:


This is probably the best known treatment because it has ...

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Choosing the Right Children's Dentist in Tucson, AZ - A Checklist

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As a parent, one of the most important decisions you will make for your child is choosing the right dentist. This can be intimidating, especially if you have your own reservations about dentistry.

One of the primary goals of early dental care is to help your little one gradually get accustomed to the idea of visiting the dentist. For this reason, it is essential that these first experiences are positive, and that involves finding a provider who is responsive to your child’s needs.

How to Choose the Right Children's Dentist

Choosing the right children’s dentist in Tucson requires a little work, so here are a few questions you need to ask when ...

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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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