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.
Now that you have a smile you love, would you like to further enhance your appearance by minimizing fine lines and wrinkles? As cosmetic dentists, we offer Botox and dermal fillers to help soften facial wrinkles, add volume to lips and cheeks, and give you a boost of confidence that comes from a refreshed appearance.
Painful jaw, face or ears? Difficulty chewing or talking due to your jaw locking up? Did you know that dentists can treat these symptoms which are often associated with a jaw joint disorder known as TMD? In fact, we have treated many patients with this condition who are now pain-free as a result. We thought you’d like to hear directly from them how they found relief and an improved quality of life through their TMD treatments. Watch here:
When the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are but a memory, and one year ends and another begins, it’s natural to think of all possibilities to improve our lives in the coming year. For many of us that means dusting off our New Year’s resolutions from the previous year and either renewing our pledge to do better this time or making a completely new list of promises to be the best 2.0 version of ourselves.
It’s not often you hear someone say they enjoy going to the dentist, but that’s exactly what one of our patients has to say about our practice. We’re thrilled about this comment because at Smiles by Hollsinger and Higgins, we go out of our way to provide a caring and comfortable dental experience for our patients. You can hear more great feedback about our practice from our patients and staff in this video.
We hope your new year is off to a great start. We want to help keep you healthy in 2020 — because your dental health has an affect on your overall health. Do you know what disease over half of adult Americans are living with? Click here to find out how to avoid this common dental problem.
While you’re treating your friends and family during the holidays, we think you deserve something special, too. We genuinely care about your dental health because when it’s in poor condition, it can affect not only your teeth, gums and mouth, but your confidence, as well. That’s why we offer something special to those patients who don’t have dental insurance or need more complex and costly treatments. If you’d like to learn about how we can help, then click here.
While there are a variety of dental treatment options for replacing a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth, dental implants are a long-lasting solution. They offer the strongest support for replacement teeth and function and look just like your natural teeth.
It’s commonly known that sleep apnea, if left untreated, can cause serious health issues such as heart disease and stroke. What most people don’t know is this sleep disorder can increase your risk of diabetes and only make it worse for people who already suffer from the disease. Do you or your loved one suffer from sleep apnea? If so, the following information could help protect you from further health problems.
At Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins, we believe that ongoing education and training are two of the most important things we can do to continue providing our patients with the most up-to-date oral health care. We are always looking for new opportunities to grow in these areas, and we take advantage of various educational and training experiences as often as possible.