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November 7, 2022

4 Factors That Affect the Cost of Dentures

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 5:49 pm
person with dentures smiling

Dentures are one of the most popular ways to improve the look of your smile. These restorations have been around for an incredibly long time and give you back some of your bite power as well as a full, beautiful beam. If you’re considering getting dentures, you may be wondering how much money you can expect to spend on them. There are a few things that impact the cost of dentures, so read on to learn what they are.

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October 5, 2022

5 Frightening Dental Stats that Will Scare You Silly

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 12:30 pm
Young woman eating colorful jelly candies at home

The leaves are changing colors and the temperature is dropping, which means Halloween is right around the corner. Do you enjoy getting scared? Forget about ghouls and goblins – below are five frightening statistics about oral health! From how many adults have cavities to the number of people who skipped a dental checkup this year, these figures are downright terrifying. Keep reading to discover what’s keeping your dentist up at night and how you can protect your oral health this Halloween.

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September 4, 2022

4 of the Most Common Dental Flaws & Their Treatments

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 3:54 am

According to a recent study conducted by Wakefield Research, more than one-third of Americans are unhappy with their smile. So, if you don’t like the way yours looks in pictures or you feel the need to cover it when you laugh, you’re not alone. Don’t fret – that’s where cosmetic dentistry comes in. With this in mind, keep reading to learn a few of the most common cosmetic dental flaws and how your dentist can fix them.

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August 12, 2022

Is It Safe to Drink Coffee with Invisalign?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — dr_holcomb @ 4:10 am

Steaming cup of coffee on bookIt’s never too late to invest in a healthy, straight smile. 1 in 5 orthodontic patients are over the age of 18, thanks to less noticeable treatments, like Invisalign. Clear aligners are worn over your teeth to move them gradually. You won’t have to worry about the appearance of brackets and wires. However, your aligners can lose their transparency if you aren’t careful, like drinking coffee. If you can’t skip your morning cup of coffee, here’s what you need to know to protect your investment.

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June 25, 2022

Common Foods That Chip Teeth

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — dr_holcomb @ 1:36 am

Box of movie popcornNo one ever expects a dental emergency, but it can happen to anyone. 1 in 6 Americans faces this situation annually. While you might believe accidents and trauma are the leading causes, many people end up in the dental chair from the foods they eat. Enjoying popcorn while you watch a movie can easily lead to a chipped or broken tooth. Don’t let your favorite snacks or meals damage your smile. Here are the most common foods that can chip teeth.

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April 6, 2022

5 Tips for Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 8:50 pm
person who had work done by a cosmetic dentist smiling

If you have chips, cracks, alignment issues, or other visual problems with your smile, you may be interested in having it fixed. Luckily, cosmetic dentists specialize in improving the look of one’s smile so they can feel more confident and comfortable with their pearly whites. It’s important to make sure that you choose the right person for the job, so read on to learn five tips that will help you pick a good cosmetic dentist.

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March 18, 2022

Should You See a Dentist for Your Facial Swelling?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 8:00 am
Girl suffering from cheek swelling

At least at first glance, facial swelling doesn’t seem that bad a symptom. Compared to coughing, sneezing, or bleeding, it often doesn’t feature the sights and sounds associated with severe afflictions. Taken solely on its own, you might believe the swelling is only a sign of a mild allergy or infection.

Having said that, brushing it off as unimportant would be a serious mistake. Among other things, facial swelling can indicate a dental crisis requiring immediate attention. For those interested in knowing, then, when it warrants an emergency dentist, here is a guide to emergency dentistry for facial swelling.

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December 17, 2021

The Evolution of Cosmetic Dentistry

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 5:31 pm
two people with cosmetic dentistry smiling

Modern-day treatments like teeth whitening, veneers, and Invisalign clear aligners allow patients to correct issues with their pearly whites and attain the smiles they’ve always wanted. As helpful as cosmetic dentistry is, it’s come a long way from what it used to be. Read on to learn about the history of cosmetic dentistry and how it’s evolved over the years.

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October 4, 2021

Can Invisalign Correct Bite Problems Like Overbite?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 7:07 pm
woman wearing Invisalign

If you have an overbite, perhaps you’ve wondered if Invisalign could potentially correct it. There’s good news: it can!

Beyond just straightening teeth, the clear aligners can also be used to correct an array of bite issues. Keep reading to find out which dental issues Invisalign can fix, how it works, and the benefits of using it to correct bite problems.

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September 17, 2021

How to Find an Emergency Dentist When You Need One

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 12:16 am
Man with a toothache

Dental emergencies can be very stressful, but it can be difficult to know what to do when dealing with a lot of pain. You know that it’s important to see a dentist to have the issue resolved, but where do you go if you aren’t already established with an emergency dentist? Continue reading to learn how to find an emergency dentist and a few things to look for when you are deciding on one to help you.

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