At Smiles by Holsinger and Higgins, we believe that the focus on patients doesn’t end at our door. We love the opportunity to educate our patients and give back to our community. This is why we are so passionate about our work with the MSDA Foundation. The MSDAF is an organization whose mission is to improve the oral health of Marylanders through education and the support of programs that improve access to dental care.
Do you look in the mirror and are happy with the smile you see, but something else about your face seems a little off? After the past few months we have had, it’s no wonder that many of us are feeling some form of stress and anxiety. Unfortunately, that stress can appear on your face in the form of unwanted lines and wrinkles. You deserve to treat yourself for the upcoming new year to rejuvenate and bring your face back to life. Read on to learn about what we offer in our office to give you a beautiful, youthful look.
The holiday season is quickly approaching and while we are all busy with the hustle and bustle of preparing for holiday meals and shopping for family, we can’t help but notice that things are just a bit different this year. We want to continue to celebrate the magic of the season with our beloved patients, as different as it might be this year. We invite you to our Christmas Drive-Thru Open House! On Saturday, December 12th from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, we welcome you to drive by our office to receive a box of delicious cookies. This is a do not miss, as you will get a chance to see all our staff in their ugly Christmas sweaters! We can’t wait to see you on December 12th from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM at our office located at 10646 River Rd, Denton, MD 21629. We look forward to seeing all your beautiful smiles!
This year has been hard on everyone and especially hard for people who were already food or housing insecure before the pandemic struck. Many people have lost jobs and homes and now find themselves with very limited resources. Luckily, there has also been an overwhelming response from citizens around the country who have generously donated to homeless shelters, food pantries, and community kitchens to help those who may be in difficulty.
A healthy smile should last a lifetime, but sometimes that smile needs a little help. For numerous reasons, people find themselves missing a tooth (or teeth). Not only can a missing tooth lead to embarrassment, it can also lead to long-term health issues. Fortunately, there are procedures, such as dental implants, that can bring back that beautiful smile for good.
Do you suffer from unexplained discomfort in your jaw, headaches from the moment you wake, or hear a strange clicking sound when you eat or talk? Many times these symptoms may come and go on their own; however, the issues may continue to worsen over time. These symptoms may possibly be from an underlying condition that you might not be aware of. Read on to learn more about the condition you may be experiencing.
When Trick-or-Treating is over, you may find yourself in a predicament: The candy stash your child brings home will be spilling out of plastic pumpkins, tempting both them and you to indulge in a sugar binge. How can you prevent such a calamity? Consider participating in our Halloween Candy Trade-In! Why?
When you think of the month of October, your first thoughts probably go to crisp, cool mornings, Halloween decorations, and pumpkin spice everything. But did you know that there is something else that happens in October? October is Dental Hygiene Month, which means it’s a great time to review some practices that can help improve your dental health. Check out some simple ways to make sure that your teeth stay healthy.
Does the thought of going to the dentist send you into a panic? Or maybe you are so nervous about the dentist that you have been avoiding a needed treatment. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Approximately 75% of adults in the United States share this same fear. There is a solution to your fears and worries with sedation dentistry.