CARE Esthetics: More Than A Beautiful Smile

More and more cosmetic dentists are expanding into facial esthetics. This is only natural since dentists are experts in facial anatomy and undergo special training to administer treatments as safely, quickly, and painlessly as possible. Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins, located in Denton, MD, offers a variety of facial enhancement options through CARE Esthetics, the premier provider of facial rejuvenation treatments with PRF.

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

You may not realize it, but dentists are your allies in preventing and detecting harmful oral cancer. Oral cancer does not get the publicity other types of cancers do, but it is no less insidious, as it affects the lives of thousands of people in the US every year. Your dentist is specially trained to look for signs of oral cancer and can be essential in detecting it early, while it is most treatable.

A Guide To Dental Care Over 60

As we get older, our oral health needs evolve. Our bodies become less effective at fighting off infection, it may take longer to recover from illness, and the risk of chronic disease begins to increase. Those are just a few of the reasons why we urge our patients to pay close attention to their teeth and gums as they age. Keep reading for our guide to caring for your oral health as an older adult.

Is Your Smile Aging Your Face?

When you look in the mirror, do you focus on the fine lines and wrinkles that frame your eyes and mouth and then complain about how they make you look older? Sure, smoother skin will give you a more youthful look, but do you realize how much your smile contributes to the appearance of your face? An unhealthy-looking smile can age you just as much as wrinkles and sagging skin.

A Common Menopause Symptom No One Is Talking About

Menopause is a time when hormones fluctuate wildly and cause a variety of physical symptoms. As women enter menopause, they may experience sudden changes that affect not only their bodies but their oral health as well, including one symptom that they may not immediately connect to menopause: dry mouth. Continue reading to learn more about the connection between menopause and dry mouth.

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

Do you find yourself experiencing tooth sensitivity regularly? It is not uncommon to feel slight discomfort from time to time if you bite into a cold ice cream. However, if you notice that you feel discomfort each time you eat something hot or cold or when you brush your teeth, you may be experiencing a problem with your oral health. Tooth sensitivity is one of the warnings your teeth give off to alert you that something isn’t right with your oral health. We want to share what can cause tooth sensitivity:

Continuing Education Opportunity On The Fotona Lightwalker Laser

At Smiles By Holsinger & Higgins, we are always looking for ways to improve the treatment and care we provide to our patients. One way we do this is by attending continuing education courses to learn about new technology and treatments that can reduce discomfort and shorten treatment time. We recently had the opportunity to attend a course to learn more about the Fotona Lightwalker Laser. This course was taught by Dr. Pohlhaus, a Baltimore dentist who specializes in using laser treatments in dentistry.

Introducing CARE Esthetics: Learn How You Can Benefit

As another year is upon us, many people choose this time to reflect on different aspects of their lives. For people who are self-conscious or unhappy with their appearance, luckily, we live in a time where there are a multitude of treatment options that can change any aspect of the face. Whether you want to improve wrinkles, smooth out sunken lines, or reverse sun damage, the treatment options are plentiful.