SunWest Blog

Category: Oral Health

Best Ways to Prevent Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a form of advanced gum disease that can have detrimental affects on your oral health and well-being overall. Gum disease is caused when bacteria or plaque in the mouth produces acids which cause inflammation of the gums. The early stage of periodontal disease is known as gingivitis, in which gums become red,… Read more

woman flossing to prevent gum disease

How Chewing on Ice Affects Your Teeth

We’ve all had the experience of either being or being around that one person who constantly eats/chews ice. Not just chewing ice when the drink is gone, but consistent chewing of ice often. This habit is not at all good for your teeth or gums. Chewing ice might also be a sign of a more serious… Read more

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Foods That Fight Tooth Decay

Nobody enjoys having a painful cavity, or hearing “you need a filling” during your dental appointment. We have put together a list of some foods that may help avoid this scenario and keep your dentist happy. Cheese Why cheese? Casein is a protein found in cheese that is found to help achieve healthier teeth. Cheese also… Read more

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Benefits of Xylitol Gum

Xylitol gum is becoming increasingly popular as more people find out about it, and for good reason. Xylitol has many benefits that can be gained from chewing gum with it as the main ingredient. In order to absorb the most benefits from xylitol gum, you must make sure the gum contains 100% xylitol. Specifically, you’re… Read more

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Options for Missing Teeth

Missing teeth are a common occurrence. In fact, nearly 70% of adults aged 35 to 44 years in the United States have at least one missing tooth caused by either an accident or tooth decay. If you’re missing a tooth and especially if it’s visible, you may be too embarrassed to smile. If you’re tired… Read more

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SunWest Dental Centers has nine valley wide convenient locations in  Apache Junction, Biltmore, Buckeye, Chandler, Mesa, Prescott Valley, San Tan Valley, Sun City, and Tempe

Apache Junction

1601 W. Apache Trail, #2
Apache Junction, AZ 85120
(480) 982-4200
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Biltmore

4425 N 24th Street, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-354-5800
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Buckeye

407 N. 4th Street
Buckeye, Arizona 85326
(623) 327-3206
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Chandler

2175 N. Alma School Road, #C108
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 782-6200
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Mesa

600 E. University Drive
Mesa, AZ 85203
(480) 610-5100
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Prescott Valley

8256 E. Hwy #69
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
(928) 772-4433
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San Tan Valley

2510 E Hunt Hwy, Ste 28
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
480-355-0761
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Sun City

13000 N. 103rd Avenue, #85
Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 583-6666
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Tempe

7660 S McClintock Dr. Ste 101
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 619-6679
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