From the time of your early youth, you have learned about the importance of brushing your teeth a minimum of twice daily. Did you know that using dental floss every day is just as important as brushing your teeth? Most of our patients have dental floss at home, but when asked if it is used on a daily basis, many patients admit that it is only used on occasion to remove a pesky piece of leftover food. We are here to tell you that floss is your friend and can help save your teeth from decay and costly repairs.
Last year, much of our lives were changed drastically. Many jobs became remote positions, or were terminated, schools became virtual, and even our office was closed for some time. This greatly affected the health of many of our patients. Healthy habits such as going to the gym, eating the right foods, and oral health care may have been lacking for those who had a difficult time with the pandemic. Even though our lives are returning to normal, getting back into healthy habits can be difficult. We wanted to stress the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle to help ensure that you have healthy teeth and gums.
Have you noticed a difference with your oral health and can’t quite put your finger on what might be causing the problem? A number of patients who maintain proper oral hygiene and continue to visit our office regularly are experiencing symptoms with their teeth and jaw that are a mystery. We know what the potential problem might be and the answer may surprise you. Continue reading to learn more about what might be causing your unexplained dental health concerns.
How We Use Technology Can Make Your Visit More Comfortable We think everyone will agree that we have never been more thankful for technology than we have been this year. Technology has given us the ability to work, attend school, and “see” our families during the difficulties of the past year. Zoom meetings, Google Meets,…
At Smiles by Holsinger and Higgins your comfort is our priority. We are proud to have been serving the Denton, MD area for the past 35 years. We treat our patients like family and take great pride in building lasting relationships with our patients. We strive to offer you a lifetime of beautiful, healthy teeth. We offer our patients a perfect blend of state-of-the-art technology and treatments with natural tranquility.
For Drs. Holsinger and Higgins, February is important for two reasons—Valentine’s Day, of course, and it also marks the practice’s anniversary. In fact, this February, Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins is celebrating 35 years of providing superior family dental care in Denton, MD.
The start of a new year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your oral health. The past ten months have been difficult for everyone, and we want to be sure that you are taking proper care of yourself. With all that has been happening around us, it’s easy to understand why many would be more concerned with their overall health.
We know that a healthy smile is one small part of a healthy body, and we want you to live your healthiest life. That being said, we understand that we see many patients with previous medical conditions that can make them susceptible to episodes during their dental treatment.
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.
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.