At Smiles By Holsinger & Higgins, one of our goals is to help our patients improve their oral health. Not only can problematic teeth affect your oral health, but they can also lead to complications with your overall health. We highly encourage our patients to visit our office for routine hygiene examinations and cleaning appointments because we are thorough in checking for any signs of decay, gum disease, or other problems. It can be difficult to spot problems with the naked eye, but using X-rays and our dental knowledge, we are easily able to find problems with your teeth and gums. Once we diagnose a problem, we recommend that patients schedule their treatment appointments as soon as possible.
November is one of our favorite months not because of Thanksgiving and pumpkin pie, but because it marks the start of our Toys for Tots Christmas Toy Drive and it’s the month when we give out gift bags to show our patients how much we appreciate them.
If you or a loved one has experienced tooth loss, it is important to choose a tooth replacement option as soon as possible. Living with an open space in your mouth is not ideal and can lead to serious oral health complications in the near future. We work with our patients to select an option that will benefit their lifestyle and goals for their oral health. One treatment that is especially popular with our patients is dental implants. We want to share 5 benefits of dental implants and how they can change your life. Read on to learn more.
At Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins, we do all we can to save your natural teeth. You will only have one set of adult teeth in your lifetime. We know that anything can happen, and thankfully, we have the know-how and technology to treat any problems, but we love it when patients can keep their natural teeth. When patients experience severe decay or mouth trauma, we may suggest a root canal. Over the years, this treatment has gotten a bad reputation. Patients often fear this common treatment when they simply don’t understand the process.
Would you love to improve your smile? If so, there is no better time than the present to learn about the treatments we offer that can bring about the changes to your smile you want to see. Many of the treatments we recommend will not only improve the aesthetics of your teeth, but they will help their function as well. With the holiday season fast approaching, there is no better time to learn how we can help. Many of the treatments we offer can be completed before the start of the holiday season. Read on to learn more about how we can help you improve your smile this fall.
Would you love to straighten your teeth but have been hesitant to learn more about orthodontic treatment? We offer various orthodontic options based on the patient’s needs. Many of our adult patients can benefit from receiving orthodontic treatment. Not only does it improve the appearance of the teeth, but overall oral health as well.
When was the last time you visited our office for an oral hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, you are due for a visit. With the end of the summer and schedules picking back up, now is the perfect time. It is best to schedule an appointment now before the hustle and bustle of the holidays begins. We would hate for you or a loved one to experience a dental emergency and need treatment during the holiday season. The longer you go between appointments, the greater the chance you have of experiencing dental problems. Read on to learn more about the importance of receiving routine dental care.
It always seems like an emergency happens at the worst time, and a dental emergency is no different. There are a number of reasons why a patient may experience an emergency. One of the most common is failure to receive a recommended treatment in a timely manner, and then the problem progresses. When an emergency happens, it can be difficult to determine when a visit to our office is necessary. One emergency that always requires a visit to our office is a cracked tooth.
We believe that our focus on dental care doesn’t end with our patients. One area that we are passionate about is giving back to our community when we can. We know that not receiving dental care can be detrimental to your oral health. This is why we recommend patients visit our office regularly for routine oral hygiene examinations and cleanings. However, we know that some people are not able to receive regular dental care for a number of reasons. We recently had the opportunity to work with the Missions of Mercy to provide dental care to people in need. We were also on TV promoting the event on Delmarva Life. Read on to learn more about this event and how many people we were able to help.
At Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins, we offer a number of tooth replacement options. We consult and work with our patients to explain each tooth replacement option that could possibly improve their oral health. One such treatment is dental implants. Although dental implants have become extremely common over the years, there are many patients who are unfamiliar with them and have questions about this treatment. We want to answer some of the most common questions.