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Gum Disease & Birth Defects

What is Gum Disease? The short answer: Gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: All over your body, tissues have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria

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Senior Dentistry: Embrace Healthy Aging

Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true! It can be disorienting and frustrating to watch your health change with age, but you don’t have to accept poor oral health and

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Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Midlothian dentist, Hawkins Family Dentistry can

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Dental Bridges 101

A hole in your smile is never a good thing. It negatively affects your appearance, your eating, your speaking, and your overall sense of confidence and wellbeing. Let Hawkins Family Dentistry bridge the gap between where you are with your

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Baby Dentistry: Teething and Other Joys

It’s easy to think that baby teeth aren’t important. They make their grand entrance (however painfully) and leave your baby’s mouth so soon thereafter. But your baby’s oral health is very important today and to set the stage for a

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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, and Dental Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Hawkins Family Dentistry talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work?

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Choosing the Right Dentist

It’s no secret that Midlothian residents are careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to find everything you want in a dentist. We at Hawkins Family Dentistry understand that choosing a dentist is no

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Teething Relief for Tots!

Well, if you’re reading this you have already made it through teething, but the same cannot be said for a newborn. We at Hawkins Family Dentistry care about the health of our Midlothian patients and that’s why we want to provide you

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Protect Mom’s Teeth to Prevent Cavities in Baby Teeth

Expectant and new mothers in this day and age have a lot to think about. There are plenty of commonly known substances, practices, infections, and conditions that can adversely affect the health of your baby, but we’d like to tell

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History of Dental Hygiene

With modern advances in dental medicine and the careful attention that Midlothian, VA residents pay to their dental hygiene, it is hard to imagine what life for teeth was like when the pilgrims first landed on these shores. We at

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