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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...
12 July 2018 - 19:26, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Everyone knows that snack time is one of the best times of the day! Getting a tasty treat in the middle of the workday or grabbing a snack after school can be just the pick-me-up you need to tackle the rest of your day with a smile. But before you reach for the chips or...
28 June 2018 - 13:46, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
5 June 2018 - 14:23, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
SPORTS INJURIES, ACCIDENTS, and tooth decay are just a few of the reasons we might lose a tooth. Thanks to modern dentistry, however, we don’t need to settle for having a gap in our smiles for the rest of our lives. There are a few ways to fill that gap, and one of them is with...
15 May 2018 - 13:32, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Nail Biting The habit: This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. “Placing your jaw for long periods of time in a protruding position can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction,” says Dr. Ruchi Sahota. The solution: Bitter-tasting nail polishes, stress reduction and setting small, realistic goals can help....
11 May 2018 - 14:20, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Sure, your breath may remind you about the garlic you ate at lunch. But that’s not all your mouth can tell you: Problems with your gums, teeth, and tongue can hint at health concerns deeper in the body, says Betty Haberkamp, DDS, a dentist at the Cleveland Clinic. Here are four oral signs you should see your doctor or...
1 May 2018 - 14:50, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
We Have Come a Long Way Long gone are the days of hiding your smile because of the silver colored fillings that may show through.  Amalgam fillings used to be the only option for patients, but now they have the more practical option of a Composite Resin Filling. Composite fillings are made of acrylic resin...
25 April 2018 - 14:41, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
YOU HEAR ALL THE TIME about the importance of brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, and you hear almost as often about the importance of daily flossing. What you probably don’t hear a lot is that, if we want to maintain good oral health and hygiene, it’s also important for us to clean...
17 April 2018 - 14:57, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
ORAL CANCER IS A SUBJECT we’d all prefer not to have to think about, but it’s critical to have a basic understanding of risk factors and symptoms. More than 50,000 people in the U.S. were diagnosed with oral cancer last year, and that number is expected to rise. That’s why, in honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month,...