It’s the time of year when we count the blessings in our lives, and Drs. Holsinger and Higgins want to share with you what they have to be grateful for. They’ve filmed a special message for all of our wonderful patients. Please take a moment to watch.
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.
Your oral health has a big impact on your quality of life, and maintaining a healthy mouth should be taken seriously. To maintain a healthy and functional set of teeth, following a daily teeth-cleaning routine is not enough. You also need a trusted dentist you can turn to for regular checkups and for unforeseen circumstances.
For some of our patients, there comes a time when they look at their smiles and they aren’t happy with what they see. What once was a small imperfection here, a slight bother there have turned into a series of issues that have really affected the appearance of their teeth. They put off doing anything about it because it wasn’t so bad “back then”, but now it’s something they think about more often, and they wonder if there is anything they can do about it. The good news is, yes, there is something you can do about the appearance of your teeth, and we want you to know you deserve to have a great-looking smile. Read on to find out more.
Are your teeth badly decayed or infected? Do you worry that the only solution is to remove them? Don’t panic. There’s a procedure that can save your teeth, get rid of the pain, and prevent it from coming back: a root canal treatment. Even though you may think of a root canal as painful and uncomfortable, thanks to modern dental technology, we can perform this procedure effectively and virtually pain-free.
We are proud to announce that Dr. Higgins was recently sworn into the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. The mission of the Board of Dental Examiners is to protect the citizens of Maryland and to promote quality health care in the field of dentistry and set standards for the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene through regulations and legislation. Read on to find out more.
A staple in oral hygiene, fluoride is a natural cavity fighter. It’s so beneficial for dental health that many countries, including the United States, add fluoride to public water sources to improve the health of citizens. What is fluoride anyway? It is a mineral that is naturally found in soil, water, plants, rocks and even the air.