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5 March 2019 - 17:42, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
According to the American Association of Orthodontists, 4.5 Americans wear braces on their teeth on any given day. People of all ages and for various reasons, ranging from simple cosmetic imperfections to larger alignment issues like malocclusion; choose braces to improve their smile and oral health. The most traditional option of brackets and multiple wires...
5 February 2019 - 15:22, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
DOES DENTAL ANXIETY make it difficult for you to keep up with your regular dental appointments? Sedation dentistry could be the solution you’ve been looking for so that your teeth can get the professional care they need to stay healthy.  What Is Sedation Dentistry? What are your options? We offer Sedation Dentistry to our patients, if...
21 January 2019 - 18:08, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
For many, going to the dentist twice a year for a routine cleaning and exam is normal. Most insurance plans allow two cleanings a year, so why not use it. You pay a monthly premium to the insurance company to be able to utilize the benefits. If you need a filling or root canal or...
7 January 2019 - 15:15, by , in Uncategorized, 2 comments
Most patients don’t want to go to the dentist. That might be because they don’t see the importance, they are scared or have anxiety, have had past traumatic experiences, or they are just too busy to make time for an appointment. We all have busy lives; we over extend ourselves, take on too much and...
21 December 2018 - 14:48, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
We want every patient in Memphis, TN to be able to get the timely dental care they need in order to enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile. That’s why we offer in-house financing for our patients. Whether you don’t have insurance at all or just need help with deductibles, copays or non-covered treatments, we have a...
7 December 2018 - 19:45, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Smile Salvation is a 501(3)c Non-Profit Foundation.  The Foundation helps to provide free dental screenings to businesses, local health fairs, community events, and more!  These screenings help to detect oral cancer, gum disease and possible decay for those who may not otherwise be able to visit a dentist.  The Foundation’s goal is to help people...
20 September 2018 - 17:09, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
WE ALL USE TOOTHBRUSHES to take care of our teeth, but what are we doing to take care of our toothbrushes? It’s critical that our toothbrushes remain in good condition so they can do their jobs of keeping our teeth healthy, which is why we’re dedicating a blog post to giving our patients tips on toothbrush...
5 September 2018 - 20:50, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Dr. Todd Higginbotham, the owner of Higginbotham Family Dental, is proud to offer patients a new, drug free solution that helps relieve dental pain and anxiety, at no extra cost to their patients.  The product is called OperaVR, and instead of using drugs to calm dental patients’ fears, it uses technology, harnessing the power of virtual reality to both...
16 August 2018 - 16:13, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Check out the amount of fluoride in it Fluoride is very important for our oral health.  It is a natural mineral that guards tooth enamel and battles cavities. Experts say that fluoride in toothpaste and drinking water have significantly reduced the number of cavities in the past decades. Fluoride is a safe and effective treatment...
31 July 2018 - 21:04, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Higginbotham Family Dental recently opened a new location in Bartlett, Tennessee at 6630 Summer Knoll Circle, Suite 103. Dr. Todd Higginbotham and Dr. Matt Williams have opened their ninth dental office after opening their first office in Blytheville, AR in 2006. Higginbotham Family Dental has brought a different dental experience to Northeast Arkansas, Kennett, Missouri...