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Lemon Juice – The Good, the Bad, & the Sour

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What is pH

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Why Wisdom Teeth are Not So Wise

Most Midlothian folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Hawkins has just shown you an X-Ray with the infamous third molars creeping into view.

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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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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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Veneers Can Give You Back Your Smile!

Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone in Midlothian should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained,

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CEREC Same-Day Crowns

CEREC is a technology that has revolutionized the way tooth restoration is carried out in dental clinics. Imagine that you are in need of a crown or a filling, or you need your old fillings replaced. You walk in, undergo

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6 Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles® are the perfect solution for people who want to straighten their teeth but are concerned about the cosmetic drawbacks of traditional braces. As the name implies, this solution takes only six months instead of the standard two

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Nitrous Oxide

We offer this as an adjunctive anesthesia and method of relaxation for apprehensive patients. While you will still be awake, your nerves will be calmed and your experience will be pleasant. This can be used for any routine procedure, if

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Periodontal Therapy

For patients with the presence of gum disease, we recommend a deeper cleaning procedure called scaling and root planing, in which bacteria and toxins below the gum line are removed. We can also accommodate more frequent recall visits if needed

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