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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 …

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 …

Dental Veneers - Clearwater Dentistry

Are you looking to improve the appearance of your front teeth? Dental veneers are widely used to improve the appearance of front teeth and are a much more conservative option than a full dental crown. Veneers can be used to improve the appearance of staining, large gaps, large fillings, chipped teeth, or overall shape. Veneers …

How do I know when I have a cavity? - Clearwater Dentistry

Dr. Andrew Holloman and our team at Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates frequently field questions about cavities and what causes them. Patients will typically ask, “I brush twice a day and floss regularly, as well as rinse with hydrogen peroxide, so a cavity is unlikely, right?” Not quite. When cavities, also known as caries, …

What is a water pick and do I need one? - Clearwater Dentistry

Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and those patients of ours undergoing orthodontic treatment with full-bracketed braces, water picks use powerful tiny bursts of water to dislodge food scraps, bacteria, and other …

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month - Clearwater Dentistry

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us at Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates to remind our patients that the way you care for your teeth at home doesn’t just affect your …