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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. …

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. …

Steer clear of that candy! - Clearwater Dentistry

At Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates, we know how tempting candy can sometimes be on our sweet tooth, but it’s important to remember that every candy and sugary treat you consume elevates your risk of developing tooth decay, which can break down your teeth. While not all bad in moderation, when eaten in excess, …

How do I pick the right toothpaste for my needs? - Clearwater Dentistry

With so many toothpastes available in so many price ranges, it can be difficult to be sure you are selecting the right one for your needs. You need a product that not only protects against tooth decay, but also addresses any special concerns that Dr. Andrew Holloman and our team have raised. Look for the …

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Love your new smile? Tell us about it! - Clearwater Dentistry

At Andrew J. Holloman, DDS & Associates, we have been creating beautiful smiles for years. Whether you have visited Dr. Andrew Holloman and our team for a week or for your entire life, we would love to hear your thoughts about your experience! In fact, we encourage you to leave a few words for us …