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March 11, 2020

What’s Sedation Dentistry & Who is a Good Candidate for It?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 11:37 pm

Woman relaxing comfortably thanks to her Collierville sedation dentistIs something holding you back from getting the oral health care you need? Maybe you struggle with anxiety, a fear of the dentist, or a medical condition. Whatever challenges you face when it comes to taking care of your smile, your Collierville sedation dentist can help you feel as comfortable, confident, and relaxed as possible. Read on to learn more about two common methods of sedation dentistry and which one might be right for you.


February 16, 2020

What Type of Sedation Dentistry Can Help You?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 1:07 pm

person with a pill in their hand and a glass of water in their other handHave you been putting off an important dental treatment or your regular checkups and cleanings because the thought of scheduling an appointment makes you feel anxious and nervous? It’s estimated that about 75 percent of adults in the United States experience some type of fear, anxiety, worry, or nervousness when they consider visiting their dentist. Instead of skipping out on these important appointments, you could visit a sedation dentist in Collierville to make your visit less traumatic. Read on to learn how sedation dentistry can help you feel more relaxed and comfortable at your dentist’s office. (more…)

December 30, 2019

4 Resolutions for Healthier Teeth & Gums in 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 3:27 pm

person brushing their teethAfter reflecting on your habits and lifestyle in 2019, you’ve come up with a lengthy list of potential resolutions you could follow through with for a happier and healthier you. It’s not surprise that your oral habits may not have made it onto that list. People often overlook the connection between their mouth and the rest of their body, and what many people don’t know is that with a better dental hygiene routine, you can improve your overall wellbeing. Read on for four resolutions from your family dentist in Collierville for a healthier you. (more…)

November 20, 2019

4 Questions That Get Answered During Porcelain Veneer Consultations

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 5:02 pm

dentist speaking with a patientIt makes sense that you have countless questions about getting porcelain veneers in Collierville that you’d like to have answered before you commit to the procedure. When you schedule your initial consultation with your cosmetic dentist, you’ll be able to learn the specific details of your unique situation, allowing you to feel comfortable about making the decision to invest in a beautified smile. Read on for four questions that your dentist will answer during your appointment. (more…)

October 7, 2019

5 Things to Consider Before You Commit to Porcelain Veneers

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 4:22 pm

pretty woman smiling perfect teethStained, discolored, gapped, misaligned or crooked teeth don’t do much for your self-esteem. To make matters worse, they can make for some poor first impressions – everybody remembers your smile. With that said, there is a way to fix your front teeth in a relatively short amount of time: with the placement of porcelain veneers. However, before settling on this as the route to take, here are 5 things you should know.


August 6, 2019

Considering Invisalign Aligners? Here are 5 Tips for Caring for Them

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 3:47 pm

attractive woman smiling blonde hairGone are the days when wearing metal braces was the only way to correct any bite issues. With Invisalign in Collierville, your orthodontic treatment experience can now be comfortable, discreet and relatively faster than the traditional route. Once you choose the Invisalign method, though, it’s important to know how to care for the clear plastic aligners correctly. Here are 5 easy tips to help you out. With proper execution, you’ll be able to enjoy a healthy and attractive smile well into the future!


July 15, 2019

“Will I Talk Funny?” 4 Things to Consider When Getting Invisalign in Collierville

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 3:07 pm

InvisalignIf you want to straighten your teeth as an adult, chances are you don’t want to deal with uncomfortable, unprofessional-looking metal braces. For many, Invisalign in Collierville is a much more aesthetically pleasing option, but you may still have concerns about how the treatment will affect you day to day. Here’s the truth behind 4 common worries you might have when considering Invisalign.


May 20, 2019

How Long Will My Dental Implants in Collierville Last?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 8:32 pm

Smiling woman seeing teethYour dad finally got a dental implant to replace that tooth he lost. He loves it! He says it’s comfortable in his mouth, and people who don’t know he lost a tooth can’t tell the difference. And of course, he’s especially happy that he can enjoy his favorite foods again. But with everything he’s gotten back, he’s bothered by one question: will it last? A dental implant can be a great solution for missing teeth; here’s what you need to know about the lifespan of your dental implants in Collierville and what you can do to keep your new “teeth” healthy.


March 25, 2019

Dental Implants in Collierville can Improve Your Quality of Life

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 4:17 pm

dental implantsLast time you were at a class reunion, you were hesitant to eat any snacks, and even more leery of having a long conversation with old friends for fear of your dentures slipping and clicking. Between the inconvenient daily denture care and all the awkward moments, they cause, it may be time to consider better options. Dental implants in Collierville can give you back the life you had before dentures! Find out more about what they are, their benefits, and the cost in the post. (more…)

January 19, 2019

Why Not Use Your Tax Return to Pay for Dental Implants in Collierville?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 8:52 pm

Dental implant embedded in jawLooking for a way to pay for your dental implants in Collierville? Why not use your tax return? Implants can improve every aspect of your life, not just your smile. This makes them one of the smartest investment you can make, not just during tax season but year-round.


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