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Oxygen Therapy – A Breath of Fresh Air

Your Midlothian dentist, Dr. Alex Hawkins at Hawkins Family Dental knows that no two patients are alike. Everyone deserves a personalized approach to oral health – but what is something no patient (or even human) can live without? Air—or more specifically,

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Holistic Dentistry – A Whole Body Approach to Oral Health

True or false: the human body is made of many unique parts that work together and affect each other. True. True or false: dentists only treat oral health and do not consider other parts of the body. False. It is

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Diet Soda and Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to find the truth among all of the health-conscious noise. Often times, Midlothian residents are misinformed and mislead about the health benefits of trends like as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic,

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Forget Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry

Don’t be Afraid of the Dentist! We at Hawkins Family Dentistry know that some Midlothian folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as much as 8% of

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Relief from Dry, Chapped, & Cracked Lips

We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather in Midlothian, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience chapped lips at some point during the year and it’s not uncommon to see lips that suffer from annoying, painful

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