Michael G. Hollingshead DDS Blog

Your Dentist Shares the Secrets to a Red Carpet-Ready Smile

March 20, 2018

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peeking from behind curtainsDid you watch the Academy Awards show earlier this month? You probably oohed and awed over all the gorgeous celebrities. The women in their fancy gowns, elaborate hairstyles, and stunning shoes looked amazing! The men sported their own head-turning styles. But did you look at their teeth? The stars we all admire work hard to keep their appearance fantastic from toe to tip, so they can’t afford to skip any part of a good oral hygiene routine. Your dentist in Spring Valley is here to share a few tips that you can use to get a smile that’s worthy of the red carpet (even if you don’t plan on starring in any feature films).


5 Tips to Choose a New Dentist in Spring Valley

February 13, 2018

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woman at dentistNext to brushing and flossing, your oral health relies on regular care from a dentist in Spring Valley. Unfortunately, choosing the perfect one can be a challenge. Over the years, your dental health needs are going to change. You need an office that can accommodate those changes as time goes on. Not to mention, you have unique comfort levels when it comes to getting the care you deserve while also finding one who meets your budget and schedule requirements. To find the perfect one to care for you over the years, there are several factors to consider.

How Much Do Dental Implants in Spring Valley Cost?

January 14, 2018

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single tooth implantDental implants are a wonderful solution for many people who have experienced tooth loss, but they can still have a major impact on many patients’ budgets. If you have lost one or more teeth and are wondering how you can benefit from dental implants in Spring Valley at a price you won’t mind paying, keep reading to learn more about how much this replacement option costs — and how to make it more affordable.


Dental Bridge vs Dental Implant — Which Is Better?

December 15, 2017

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missing a toothIt’s important to replace missing teeth. Those gaps in your smile can affect, not just the way you look, but also the way you eat and how you interact with other people. Missing teeth can even have long-term consequences for your overall health! That’s why dentists so strongly recommend that their patients get either a dental bridge or a dental implant in Spring Valley so they can once again have a complete set of pearly whites. How do these two tooth replacement options compare?


A Bright, Beautiful Smile May be a Great Holiday Gift to Yourself

November 26, 2017

man receiving teeth whiteningWe don’t always think about treating ourselves at any time of the year, but during the holidays, most of us are focused on helping others. In this season of giving, don’t forget to take a few moments to pamper yourself. A great gift you can give to yourself is a flawless smile. Best of all, you can share your new smile with all your friends and family members and in photos this holiday season. Cosmetic dentistry is very affordable, and with a wide range of services available, any patient will be able to find a treatment to meet their needs.

Local Dentist Asks, “To Keep or Not to Keep Metal Fillings?”

October 20, 2017

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white smile dental checkup Imagine if William Shakespeare was a dentist for a second. “To Leave my metal fillings or not to leave my metal fillings, that is the question!” As funny as that sounds, many patients ask themselves that very question every day.

With advances in dentistry, many dentists don’t even offer metal, or formally known as amalgam, fillings anymore. So, should patients have their old, dark metal fillings replaced with new-age tooth-colored fillings? Your Spring Valley Dentist can help you come to a decision today with this week’s blog post.


How Do I Deal with My Dental Anxiety?

September 13, 2017

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Female patient with eyes closedThere is nothing to fear but fear itself.

Okay, but what about the dentist?

Fact of the matter is millions of people neglect their smiles because they simply cannot overcome their worries about dentistry. Fortunately, there is help with sedation. Depending on the how anxious you become, your dentist can offer the level of sedation you need to relax and have dental care. Read on to learn more about the sedation options that are available.


Where to Find Quality Senior Dental Care in Spring Valley

August 31, 2017

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smiling older womanAs we grow and change from children to adults, our dental needs change, too. For example, older people deal with tooth loss and are at a much higher risk of developing gum disease than young patients. Finding an experienced dentist to care for a senior patient is of the utmost importance, but loved ones and caretakers may struggle to find senior dental care in Spring Valley. Dr. Michael G. Hollingshead and his team provide personalized, compassionate dentistry for patients of all ages.


Your Spring Valley Dentist Examines the Window to Your Body

June 23, 2017

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Have you visited your Spring Valley dentist in the last 6 months?Summer break is the perfect time to take advantage of the available time to make your health care appointments—especially when it comes to your dental care. Did you know that Delta Dental Plans Association found that up to 30% of children miss school due to oral health problems? That’s an estimated 8.6 million children! It’s critical for all the members of your family to visit your Spring Valley Dentist every 6 months to prevent dental issues. Let’s take a look at why you should consider scheduling an appointment soon!


Why We’re Your Premier Spring Valley Dentist

May 22, 2017

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Dr. Michael Hollingshead is your trusted Spring Valley dentist with comprehensive services for your whole family. You love Vegas – you followed your passion and took the promotion of your dreams a few months ago, and you’ve been loving every minute of your new life here. From the gorgeous sunrises set against the backgrounds of mountains to the delectable restaurant scene to the endless activities to keep you busy, you’re ecstatic to call the Las Vegas your home. But there’s one aspect of your new life here you haven’t quite figured out yet – who you should see as your Spring Valley dentist. You want someone experienced and trustworthy, who offers a full range of services, and who has a friendly chairside manner. That’s why you should see Dr. Michael Hollingshead – in this post, learn more about his practice.


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