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Implants: Why it's important to replace missing teeth - Clearwater Dentistry

The average adult has 32 teeth, a combination of molars, canines, and incisors. By middle age, however, most adults are missing at least one tooth due to an injury, decay, or gum disease. Though many people choose to forgo tooth replacement, Dr. Andrew Holloman and our team at Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates will …

Keep It Cheesy for a Long-Lasting Smile - Clearwater Dentistry

You’ve heard people tell you to say “cheese” when you’re having your picture taken, probably more times than you can count. There is another reason you should be saying “cheese” … or “YES” to eating cheese. Although Dr. Andrew Holloman and our staff routinely encourage our patients to brush their teeth after eating, the one …

What are implant-supported dentures? - Clearwater Dentistry

Great question. Implant-supported dentures are a great option for patients who are missing multiple teeth. Because they are secured by two or more implants to provide better support, aesthetics, and function, they make an ideal option for patients who have lost a tooth or several teeth due to anything from lack of dental care over …

Thanksgiving in North America - Clearwater Dentistry

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving thanks, and while this may seem like such a natural celebration, the United States is only one of a handful of countries to officially celebrate …

Clearwater FL Dentist Discusses Taking Care Of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns have been used for decades to save teeth that have been cracked, broken, or suffered from severe dental decay. For years they were made using metal or gold, but today many crowns are made from porcelain, which means your new restoration provides a much more pleasing aesthetic repair. Porcelain is naturally stain resistant …

Thanksgiving - Clearwater Dentistry

At Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! Dr. Andrew Holloman would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Clearwater, FL area to the national level! When Americans sit down to dinner on the last Thursday of November, the day that Abraham Lincoln …

Ten Fun Things to Do with Your Old Toothbrush - Clearwater Dentistry

Dr. Andrew Holloman and our staff recommend that you replace your worn-out, germy toothbrush with a new one every three months. But most people either forget or resist getting rid of something that is still “working.” Maybe if they had a few ideas for putting that old toothbrush to good use, more people would take …

Top Five Ways to Improve Heart Health - Clearwater Dentistry

While there is no definite evidence that if your prevent gum diseases, like periodontitis, that you may be able to prevent a heart condition or heart disease. The only thing experts, like Dr. Andrew Holloman, know for sure is that if you take care of your gums it can lessen atherosclerosis, (build-up of artery clogging …

A Holiday Recipe Favorite... Potato Casserole Supreme! - Clearwater Dentistry

This recipe yields 15 buffet servings; double as needed! Ingredients 5 pounds of potatoes (Yukon Gold or red-skinned) ½ cup butter 1 ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1 cup warm whole milk (Microwave about 2 min. Don’t skip this step; you will always need more than 1 cup milk!) Toppings 1 cup shredded cheddar …

Clearwater FL Dentist Offers Tips to Avoid a Dental Emergency

Your oral health is a complex and thriving system that is meant to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and issues arise which require a visit to the emergency dentist. However, taking a proactive approach to your oral health can help avoid a dental emergency and improve your oral health. Your teeth and gums …