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.
Do you have family members that are constantly complaining about your snoring? If the answer is yes, then you might be suffering from a very common condition known as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea occurs when the upper airway becomes blocked during sleep, reducing or stopping your breathing throughout the night. Basically, this means that, during the time you are sleeping, you have short periods where you stop breathing. Your sleep becomes affected by this because your brain becomes alerted and wakes you up briefly over and over. Many people who are affected are unaware that they are waking during the night.
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,…
Do you dream of improving your smile and straightening your teeth, but are unsure which option would be beneficial to you? Or perhaps you don’t even know where to begin, feel very overwhelmed, and are not sure if it is a waste to pursue treatment at your age.
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.
We all know that tooth decay can cause numerous negative effects for your oral health. Without treatment, decay can lead to severe cavities, worn enamel, discomfort, infection, and even tooth loss. Did you know there is another area in your mouth that needs just as much monitoring and affects almost half of the adults in the United States?
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 holidays are over, and it’s a brand new year, but at Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins, the spirit of giving still lingers. In the final months of 2020, we continued with our tradition of community involvement with a Holiday Cookie Drive-Thru and a food drive, and our patients really impressed us with their kindness and generosity.
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.