Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Loud Snoring

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.

We Are Committed to Continuing Education!

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.

What Has the Team at Holsinger & Higgins Been Up To?

Has it been awhile since your last visit with us? If so, you may not be aware that we accept and treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. OSA is a disorder that involves episodes of interrupted breathing that occur multiple times during a night’s rest. Read on to learn the symptoms of sleep apnea and what our team is doing to help recognize the disorder in our patients.

Smiles Incorporates New Sleep Dentistry Services – The Star Democrat article

This article originally appeared in The Star Democrat Smiles Incorporates New Sleep Dentistry Services DENTON- At about 32 years into operating your own business, many business owners start to think about the next chapter of their life in retirement. But not Patricia E. Higgins, DDS, and Rowland S. Holsinger, DDS, at Smiles by Holsinger &…

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We’re Always Striving to Improve

We’re Always Striving to Improve Our education didn’t stop after dental school. To the contrary, we love learning new things about dentistry, particularly if it’s something that can improve the health and well-being of our patients. From finding out about new materials and technologies to attending trainings on innovative treatments, our goal is to provide…

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SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT CAN BE LIFE-CHANGING

SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT CAN BE LIFE-CHANGING You might not know this, but dentistry can treat more than just teeth and gums. In fact, it’s inescapably connected with whole body health. For example, those with gum disease are more likely to experience cardiovascular complications, just as those with diabetes may have difficulty fighting the bacteria that…