Dr. Luz D. Tobias, DDS

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Dr. Luz D. Tobias, DDS

Dentistry | Female

Westside General Practice 6003 W Thunderbird Rd Ste 2, Glendale, AZ 85306 Get Directions
(602) 283-3545

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Care Philosophy

Dr Tobias makes it a point to explain everything she sees in the mouth using the digital xrays and the intraoral camera from dental cavities, gum disease, size of airway which can predispose a patient to sleep apnea, size and shape of dental arches, unusual bone growth called torus which all point to the possibility of sleep apnea. She explains how sleep apnea causes children and adults to grind their teeth as they struggle to breath while sleeping. She always explains how grinding causes headaches and TMJ Dysfunction. She makes crowns, dentures and all restorations using a phonetic bite which will assure the patient of a healthy TMJ.Read more

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Dr. Tobias accepts 24 insurance carriers

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24 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta Dental of Washington
  • DentaQuest
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Choice of Arizona
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Mercy Care
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Tobias' Review Details
3.3 based on 12 responses
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Experience with Dr. Tobias
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (12)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (12)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (12)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (12)
Dr. Tobias' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (12)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (12)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (12)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (12)
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

Conditions Treated

Dr. Tobias says..

Dr Tobias has extensive training in treating TMJ Dysfunction, a condition related to Sleep Apnea. There is a wide range of symptoms including headaches,vertigo, pain/tenderness around the ear area, tinnitus or ringing of the ear, jaw pain, neck pain, back pain. The practice is equipped with the Jaw Vibration Analysis (JVA) to help in the diagnosis of TMJ Dysfunction.

Dr Tobias has extensive training in orthopedics and orthodontics using functional appliances that expand arches and braces to help open up airway and help with Sleep Apnea. We use the state of the art pharyngomeetr and rhinometer to quantitatively see an increase of air flow in the area of the pharynx.

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  • Cavity
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Dental Disorders
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tension Headache
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Toothache

Procedures Performed

  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • ClearCorrect™ Invisible Braces
  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Denture Repair
  • Herbst® Appliance
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Lower Dentures
  • Lumineers®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Perio Protect Method™
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Removable Appliances
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York University / College Of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Tmj & Sleep Therapy Research Center

    Completed in 2008

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Tobias has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Tobias has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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  • Specializes in Dentistry
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Tobias' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Tobias

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Tobias' Care Philosophy

Dr Tobias makes it a point to explain everything she sees in the mouth using the digital xrays and the intraoral camera from dental cavities, gum disease, size of airway which can predispose a patient to sleep apnea, size and shape of dental arches, unusual bone growth  called torus which all point to the possibility of sleep apnea. She explains how sleep apnea causes children and adults to grind their teeth as they struggle to breath while sleeping. She always explains how grinding causes headaches and TMJ Dysfunction. She makes crowns, dentures and all restorations using a phonetic bite which will assure the patient of a healthy TMJ.

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Dr. Tobias says...

Dr Tobias has extensive training in treating TMJ Dysfunction, a condition related to Sleep Apnea. There is a wide range of symptoms including headaches,vertigo, pain/tenderness around the ear area, tinnitus or ringing of the ear, jaw pain, neck pain, back pain. The practice is equipped with the Jaw Vibration Analysis (JVA) to help in the diagnosis of TMJ Dysfunction.

Dr Tobias has extensive training in orthopedics and orthodontics using functional appliances that expand arches and braces to help open up airway and help with Sleep Apnea. We use the state of the art pharyngomeetr and rhinometer to quantitatively see an increase of air flow in the area of the pharynx.