Centerton Dental Practice Urges Parents to Schedule Check-Ups Before New School Year

Holman Family Dentistry Encourages Residents Schedule Check-ups Before Start of New Semester

With the new semester around the corner, Holman Family Dentistry, a leading dental practice in Centerton, Ark., encourages parents to schedule check-ups for their children before beginning the new school year.

Holman Family Dentistry offers a wide range of services including: cleanings and routine examinations, fillings, root canals, crowns, bridges, cosmetic dentistry, emergency dental care and more. Dr. Holman is native to Northwest Arkansas and is dedicated to improving the community through continued engagement and excellence in dental care.

Tooth decay (cavities) is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Untreated tooth decay can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing and learning.

About 20 percent of children between the ages of five and 11 have at least one untreated decayed tooth and about 13 percent of adolescents, between the ages of 12 and 19, have at least one untreated decayed tooth, according to the CDC.

It’s recommended that children visit a dentist every six months for a check-up to prevent cavities and other dental problems, according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Preventative measures can be taken to limit cavities, including: brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste after eating or drinking (but do not brush with fluoride with children younger than two unless instructed by a health professional), scheduling regular dental visits, avoiding frequent snacking/sipping, eating tooth-healthy foods and avoiding certain foods which are less likely to be easily washed away by saliva (milk, ice cream, honey, sugar, soda, dried fruit, cake, cookies, hard candy, dry cereal and chips), according to the Mayo Clinic.

Holman Family Dentistry is a family-oriented practice, with a personable team of professionals, offering comprehensive dental care. Providing up-to-date technologies and an array of services, Holman Family Dentistry is Northwest Arkansas’ primary dental clinic.

With the Bentonville School District commencing their fall semester on August 13, Holman Family Dentistry encourages parents to schedule an appointment today.


Holman Family Dentistry is a comprehensive dental practice located in Centerton, Ark. Dr. Holman and his team of professionals strive to offer patients the best possible care in a calm, comfortable environment. Holman Family Dentistry offers services in routine examinations, root canals, fillings, emergency dental care, crowns, bridges, cleanings, cosmetic dentistry and more. No matter what your dental need may be, Holman Family Dentistry can help you today.

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