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October 25, 2016

Importance of dental cleanings twice a year from your Collierville Dentist

 Avoid bacteria and ill health linked to plaque and tartar with cleanings from Collierville dentist, Dr. Joshua Holcomb. Read about preventive dentistry.No one likes bad breath or dirty teeth. So, brush your teeth, floss and get to your Collierville dentist, Dr. Joshua A. Holcomb, twice a year for check-ups and professional cleanings. Yes, those are good reasons for preventive dental care. However, they are not the only ones. Learn what happens at a routine dental appointment with Dr. Holcomb and his team and about the serious reasons behind what they do.

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July 21, 2016

Warning signs you may have gum disease

Gum disease is an oral health threat leading to tooth loss and systemic health issues. Dr. Joshua Holcomb tells patients the signs of this serious condition.Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease. Frequently progressing to periodontitis, gingivitis is prevented by good oral hygiene practices and routine dental exams and cleanings.

Dr. Joshua Holcomb, Collierville dentist, examines his patients for signs of gum disease and offers preventive services and periodontal disease therapy to halt it.

When ignored, gum disease leads to  tooth mobility and loss and also gum and jawbone recession. Researchers link gum disease to serious medical problems throughout the body as well. (more…)

February 8, 2016

When and why you may need a deep spring (teeth) clean

dentist colliervilleAs spring nears, we prepare for the season of renewal and new beginnings — and most of us celebrate with a thorough house cleaning. This year, why don’t you give your mouth the same treatment? If you’re one of the 75 percent of Americans who suffer from gum disease, chances are good your teeth need a deep cleaning. Your dentist in Collierville, Dr. Holcomb, is here with more on the practice and why you should take advantage for a healthier mouth.

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