Michael G. Hollingshead DDS Blog
October 20, 2017
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.
September 13, 2017
There 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.
August 31, 2017
As 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.
June 23, 2017
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!
May 22, 2017
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.
February 3, 2017
It’s amazing what confidence can do for a person. It can drive them to grow and change in ways they never imagined, but gaining that confidence is the tricky part. Many people look to get it from their appearance, so off to the gym they go, hoping it will pay off…in a few months. In today’s world, you want results now, but how can you completely change your appearance and not have to wait? A transformed smile can give you the exact kind of boost you are looking for, and Dr. Michael Hollingshead can do it with just one treatment: porcelain veneers in Spring Valley. (more…)
January 8, 2017
If you’re like many people, whenever you think that you need to go to the dentist, you simply type ”dentist near me” into a search engine and hope for the best. You see links to thousands of practices, and even click on a few, but none of them actually motivate you to make an appointment. They either don’t have everything you need or are too far away. You want a practice in your area that offers comprehensive care; you only want to have to go to one place. Fortunately for you, that’s the exact kind of practice Dr. Michael G. Hollingshead offers to the residents of Las Vegas. (more…)
August 23, 2016
Have you always wanted a movie star smile but all you see in the mirror are crocked, chipped, or discolored teeth? Now, you can get the star quality smile you have always wanted with porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers offer a minimally invasive treatment to drastically enhance the appearance of the teeth. As a leading cosmetic dentist, Dr. Michael G. Hollingshead offers his patients porcelain veneers in 89146 locations for a dazzling new smile. As an award-winning dentist, recognized with the Top Dentists award by Las Vegas Life from 2001 to 2014, Dr. Hollingshead will give you a radiant new smile with proven results.
July 10, 2016
Diabetes is on the rise in America. Did you know that over 30 million Americans currently have diabetes, and that it’s the 7th leading cause of death in America? What’s more frightening is the rate that this number is increasing each year. Did you know that your oral health could actually contribute to diabetes, and vice versa? For example, if you have diabetes you’re 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease, while periodontal disease may contribute to your diabetes getting worse. Your dentist in Las Vegas, NV discusses diabetes and your oral health.
July 1, 2016
Dr. Michael Hollingshead has been providing high quality dental care to patients in Las Vegas for decades, and now we’re proud and excited to welcome you to our blog! Here we’ll be able to share more in depth information about our office and the services we offer, as well as offer patients helpful tips on a number of different topics such as children’s dentistry and senior dental care. We will focus on different aspects of dentistry each month, so be sure to check our blog regularly as it’ll be a great source of information and may answer your questions. Today we’ll give you a quick overview of our services as your Las Vegas dentist welcomes you to our blog!