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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

Posted in Dental Health Care, Dental News, Dental Services, Services

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

Posted in Dental Health Care, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry

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

Posted in Dental Health Care, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Hygiene

Men’s teeth matter too! Why they should see their dentist today!

We get it. Oral hygiene is probably not something that you find yourself talking to your buddies about on the weekends. You probably don’t watch YouTube videos of teeth cleanings. That’s why Hawkins Family Dentistry is here to offer you

Posted in Dental Health Care, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Hygiene, Teeth Whitening

Flossing: 3 Reasons to Floss Every Day

Everybody knows that they should floss every day. But it just doesn’t always happen that way, does it? We know that flossing is harder than brushing for a number of reasons, but we also know how important it is to

Posted in Dental Health Care, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry

Protect Your Teeth for a Healthy Baby

You might be surprised at the number of connections between infants and the oral health of their mothers, whether through cavities or gum disease, during both pregnancy and infancy. Gum Disease and Low Birth Weight Frightening new studies have shown

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Keep Your Teeth Healthy with Hydrogen Peroxide: Five Tips

kelly cree / Foter / CC BY A great, cheap product to add to your oral hygiene routine is  hydrogen peroxide, which can be used in a number of ways to keep your teeth healthy and clean. Hawkins Family Dentistry

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“Jailbreak” Bacteria Travel to Your Heart

June is National Men’s Health Month, and Hawkins Family Dentistry wants you to know about how your teeth can affect cardiovascular disease, the number one cause of death for men in our country. We want all of our patients to

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What are Aphthous Ulcers?

matsuyuki / Foter.com / CC BY-SA The more usual term for an aphthous ulcer or aphthae is a canker sore. These are quite common and often appear as small ulcerated areas in the oral cavity. There are two different types

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