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Clearwater FL Cosmetic Dentist Offers Teeth Whitening for a Bright Smile

Have you tried to whiten your smile with over the counter products and were disappointed with the results? Many people become frustrated with the concept of teeth whitening because they have had negative experiences with popular teeth whitening products like toothpastes and strips purchased in supermarkets or large pharmacies. These products normally cannot lighten more …

What is nitrous oxide and is it safe? - Clearwater Dentistry

Our team at Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates understands that the sights, sounds and sensations at a dental office can be unsettling for some patients. One effective technique that we use to comfort you is to offer the gas nitrous oxide. Nitrous oxide is a common anesthetic used during many dental procedures. What is …

Is dairy crucial to my child's oral health? - Clearwater Dentistry

Healthy eating, combined with regular physical activity, plays a vital role in your child’s health and well-being. Dairy foods are naturally nutritious, packed with ten essential nutrients that help your child feel good for life. But did you know that dairy is also great for your child’s dental health? Our team at Andrew J. Holloman, …

Year-End Insurance Reminder - Clearwater Dentistry

Dr. Andrew Holloman, as well as our team at Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year reminder that it’s high time to schedule your dental visits so you optimize your benefit. Now is the time to …

October is National Dental Hygiene Month: A simple oral health routine for your busy lifestyle - Clearwater Dentistry

Adults are no strangers to feeling like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. Your alarm clock rings and within minutes you ping pong around trying to spread peanut butter on sandwiches, answer your cell phone, remove the dog hair from your clothes, and make sure your child has completed …

Care for Your Dentures - Clearwater Dentistry

Just like natural teeth, Dr. Andrew Holloman will tell you that dentures have a tendency to get coated with plaque, which is a sticky, transparent film that attracts food and bacteria. When you don’t take care of your dentures adequately and regularly, plaque can build up, harden, and become difficult to remove. More importantly, it …

Oral Health Concerns for Infants - Clearwater Dentistry

Because babies’ teeth don’t appear until around six to eight months of age, it’s a natural misconception that they don’t need dental care. But the steps you take as the parent of an infant can help your baby maintain good oral health and develop healthy dental habits in the future. It’s easy to take care …

Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches or abscesses - Clearwater Dentistry

Dental problems do not always wait for normal office hours. Broken fillings or damaged teeth are common reasons for emergency treatment. Toothaches and abscesses can also require prompt attention. Dr. Andrew Holloman can provide you with the information and treatment you need to prevent the problem from becoming worse. Emergency dental care is only a …

Do adults need fluoride treatments? - Clearwater Dentistry

Many dentists and hygienists recommend fluoride treatments for their adult patients. You might ask yourself, “Do I really need a fluoride treatment? I thought those were just for my kids.” After all, most insurance plans cover fluoride treatments only up to the age of 18. What you need to know as a dental consumer is …

Gum Disease Symptoms | Andrew Holloman, DDS, Clearwater FL

Gum disease is a serious disease that affects millions of people annually. Since it progresses in stages, people often do not realize they have it until visiting their dentist. It initially affects the gums, but left untreated can spread to the jaw bone, lead to tooth loss and eventually even systemic diseases in the body. …