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September 17, 2021

How to Find an Emergency Dentist When You Need One

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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.


May 27, 2021

Is It Bad to Brush My Dentures Without Removing Them?

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Man cleaning dentures in sinkIf you’ve lost all your teeth, dentures are a great solution to restore a beautiful, functional smile. Although they aren’t subject to tooth decay, your oral hygiene habits are crucial to prolonging the life of your dentures. Not to mention, you’ll improve your oral health and keep your smile odor-free. To save time when cleaning dentures, you might leave them in your mouth while brushing them. This can be convenient, but you’ll want to think twice about your routine. Here’s what you need to know to keep your dentures clean and looking their best.


November 29, 2020

Guide to the Holidays with Invisalign

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Woman during the holidays holding a clear aligner.Have you chosen to invest in a straight smile using a discreet solution? That’s great! Invisalign is a convenient option to correct your bite and alignment concerns. The aligners are worn over your teeth to apply consistent pressure to gradually move them into position. Since there aren’t any brackets or wires, you’ll enjoy fewer restrictions; however, there are 5 tips to keep in mind during the holidays to ensure nothing stands in your way of achieving your dream smile.

October 10, 2020

The Benefits of Invisalign

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Woman with Invisalign in ColliervilleMany adults and older teenagers prefer Invisalign in Collierville to straighten their smile because it doesn’t involve the use of metal brackets and wires cemented to the front of the teeth. However, there are plenty of other advantages to Invisalign that have nothing to do with their appearance that you may not realize. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about the many benefits of Invisalign clear aligners.


September 2, 2020

6 Ways to Prevent Dental Emergencies

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dental emergencyIf you’ve ever experienced a dental emergency, you know how frustrating and painful they can be. They always seem to happen at the worst possible time and can get in the way of your busy life. However, many dental emergencies are easily avoidable with proper maintenance and care of your smile. Your emergency dentist in Collierville shares some tips that can help to prevent dental emergencies from occurring in the future.


July 18, 2020

How to Deal with Dental Emergencies This Summer

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Child with dental emergencyIt’s easy to become overwhelmed when your child is encountering a dental emergency. The most important thing to do is act quickly and remain calm. No matter what type of urgency is going on, you should get your child to the dentist as soon as possible to resolve the situation. Before you’re able to make it into the office, there are steps you can take to handle the situation. Continue reading to learn what you should do.


June 3, 2020

What Should You Avoid During Invisalign Treatment?

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Woman wearing Invisalign clear alignersWhen compared to traditional metal braces, Invisalign clear aligners have many advantages. You don’t need to deal with brackets or wires, you’re less likely to have an emergency visit, you can continue to eat all of your favorite foods, and they are virtually invisible! For the best results, it’s important to take good care of them and follow instructions closely. Continue reading to learn what you need to avoid for the best outcome.


May 18, 2020

Can I Get Invisalign If I’ve Already Had Braces or Dental Work?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_holcomb @ 8:54 pm

Smiling woman holds up Invisalign in ColliervilleIf you’re an adult interested in getting a straighter smile, Invisalign is an excellent choice. These modern, clear braces are comfortable, easy to wear, and nearly invisible in your day-to-day life. However, are you still a good candidate if you’ve had traditional braces in the past? Will it still be effective if you have dental work like dental implants, crowns, or veneers? Read on to find out if Invisalign in Collierville can correct your smile if you’ve had other dental treatments—the answer may surprise you!


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…)

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