Invisalign® Can Improve the Alignment of Your Teeth

Uncorrected alignment issues with your teeth can leave you with an unappealing smile and a mouth at risk for dental dysfunctions, like enamel attrition and dental fractures. One of the easiest ways to improve the position of your teeth without the use of traditional braces is to be fitted for... Read more »

Orthodontics and You

In orthodontics, the name of the game is “Getting Good Bites”. No, that’s not a restaurant ad. This is about having straighter teeth, as well as the proper contact between your upper and lower teeth (i.e. your bite). Straight teeth are more than just aesthetically pleasing; they actually make chewing,... Read more »

Braces Can Help Prevent Future Issues with Dental Attrition and Fractured Tooth Enamel

While each person’s bite pattern is unique, each tooth is intended to meet up in a certain way. While misaligned teeth might only seem to give you a slightly unappealing smile, these minute variances in the way your teeth meet can lead to other complications. As time goes on two... Read more »

Dental Crowns and You

If your tooth is deteriorating, fractured, fragmented or tarnished, Dr. Scott Josephson and Dr. Timothy Yu may suggest that you get a dental crown. Here are some common questions and answers about dental crowns. Question: What is a dental crown? Answer: A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” made of... Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Are you in a dental emergency? The first thing you’ll want to do is to call Red Mountain Family Dental in Mesa, AZ at 480-641-4165. If you’ve already done that and are awaiting treatment, take a look below at the scenario below that best fits the emergency and follow the... Read more »

Take a Bite into Orthodontics

Orthodontics is the name for that wonderful branch of dentistry concerned with turning bad bites into good bites. In other words, orthodontists like Dr. Timothy Yu help straighten crooked crowded or protruding teeth, teeth spaced too far apart, or excessive underbites or overbites. Orthodontists have the knowledge and tools to... Read more »

The Process of Getting a Dental Bridge

If you are wondering what a dental bridge is or the process of getting one, look no further. A bridge is a prosthetic device that is attached to your gumline and replaces one or more missing teeth. There are two categories of bridges: fixed and removable. Fixed bridges are cemented... Read more »

Dental First Aid for Preppers

Are your storage closets stocked with dehydrated food, gallons of water, wilderness survival kits and first aid items? Do you want to be ready for almost any emergency? Then you might be a prepper. Perhaps you’re just getting into the prepper scene. Or maybe you just want to be prepared.... Read more »

A Toothache Can Be a Sign of a Tooth That Needs Treatment

A toothache is not a laughing matter. The pain and possible pressure in the gums is a salient sign that something has gone wrong with the tooth. While you might find some temporary relief by rubbing topical oral analgesic to the gums, it is not an effective treatment strategy. You... Read more »

What You Should Know About Gum Disease and Dental Implants

You may know that gum disease is a serious problem that you should try to avoid. Luckily, you can usually avoid it by brushing, flossing, and scheduling regular appointments with our dentist. However, even if you do everything you can, you could still find yourself with gum disease. Fortunately, there... Read more »