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Category: Dental Procedures

What is Amelogenesis Imperfecta? Do I Have it?

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a genetic condition that causes the teeth to be abnormally small, discolored, grooved, and prone to wear and breakage. It affects the enamel on the teeth, causing the teeth to form abnormally. Although this condition is rare, there are several different forms of amelogenesis imperfecta and they are determined by their specific… Read more

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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

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What are Lasers Doing for Dentistry

With the many advancements in today’s technology: 3D televisions, tablets, cell phones that are as powerful as desktop computers, it should be no surprise that the medical field is applying lasers to every day procedures. Nevertheless, it’s still awesome! No longer are lasers simply a sci-fi movie effect. Lasers have many benefits as well: reducing… Read more

Most Notable Celebrities with Diamond Teeth

While diamond teeth may seem obscure and ridiculous to the mass population, but to some celebrities it’s a sign of wealth, power, and status. These diamond implants and ‘grillz’ can cost these celebrities quite a fortune. It is not uncommon for a ‘grill’ to cost $150,000. In fact, some can cost upwards of $500,000, depending… 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


Do You Even Floss, Bro?

The roll’s been sitting in the same place in your medicine cabinet for months. You always buy it with the intention of integrating the habit in your routine, but after a week, it just sits there. Just to reiterate, here are all the reasons why that roll of dental floss has got to start seeing… Read more

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Schedule a Back-to-School Cleaning!

You have a lot to think about when the new school year’s about to start, especially if you have more than one child headed back this year. Along with buying them new clothes and new school supplies, making sure your children visit the dentist should be on your list. The end of summer vacation is… Read more

What are Crowns and Veneers?

You may not know about some of the new procedures involved in dental restoration. Here’s a glance at a couple of common techniques: A dental crown is a “cap” that’s placed over the tooth. It’s shaped and sized to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size and improve its appearance. When it’s cemented… Read more

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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4425 N 24th Street, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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407 N. 4th Street
Buckeye, Arizona 85326
(623) 327-3206
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2175 N. Alma School Road, #C108
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 782-6200
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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
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Sun City

13000 N. 103rd Avenue, #85
Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 583-6666
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7660 S McClintock Dr. Ste 101
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 831-8022
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