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March 10, 2021
What are the Different Types of Dentures?

Most people have heard about dentures. They are removable artificial teeth that are custom designed to replace the missing teeth in your mouth. Some of the most common causes of tooth loss include facial injuries, tooth decay, and gum disease. You might not realize that there are different types of dentures available. When you visit […]

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February 24, 2021
5 Most Common Reasons for Cosmetic Dentistry

First impressions matter. This fact of life has been taught to us since before the theory could be tested by scientific measures.  Nonetheless, it remains a true statement. And one of the indicators that guide subconscious perceptions is your smile.  Having crooked or chipped teeth can effectively ruin someone’s perception of you even before you […]

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July 4, 2020
Porcelain Veneers vs Orthodontics: Which is Right for You?

There are several cosmetic dentistry treatments that can enhance your smile and boost your confidence. Two of the most popular treatments at our Midlothian, VA practice are porcelain veneers and orthodontics. Both can create more symmetry and balance within a smile. But how can you know which option is right for you? In this informative […]

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March 13, 2020
Why Have a Dental Implant?

Dental implants replace an entire tooth—including the root—with a permanent replacement. Dr. Hawkins or Dr. Neidert can tell you it is the #1 most popular tooth replacement method in all of dentistry, but there are many reasons dental implant surgery may be recommended. Dental implants may work for you if you have one or more […]

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February 27, 2020
I Need Straight Teeth… Tomorrow!

If you’ve been considering straightening your smile but don’t want to go through the lengthy process of traditional braces, Six Month Smiles® may be a great solution. If a big life event such as a wedding, prom, or reunion is coming up and you need a quick fix to boost your confidence, consulting your Midlothian […]

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February 13, 2020
Rising Oral Cancer Rates – Have You Been Screened?

The prevalence of oral cancer in America is increasing, with an estimated 49,750 people being diagnosed in 2017 alone. Of those newly diagnosed individuals, it is projected that only 57% will live 5 years beyond receiving the news. Oral cancer will cause almost 10,000 deaths annually, equating to nearly 1 person per hour. These statistics […]

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January 27, 2020
Do You Smooch Your Pooch?

We’ve all heard the expression that a dog is a (hu)man’s best friend, and dog lovers wouldn’t disagree. There’s also a common misconception that “a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s mouth”. As it turns out, that’s not true at all, and there are many reasons you should never let your dog kiss you […]

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January 13, 2020
Crowning Glory: Aesthetic Dental Crowns

The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the process must have been like without the technology we have now? If you’d rather not, we can’t blame you! Thanks to digital x-rays and impressions, dentists today can […]

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December 27, 2019
The Way Your Teeth Meet: Overbite Edition

Do you know the status of your occlusion? That’s the technical term used to describe the way your maxillary (upper) and mandibular (lower) teeth align. If you happen to have a bite that doesn’t connect quite right—or at all—it’s referred to as a malocclusion. You might ask yourself, “Well, I can eat and speak without […]

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December 13, 2019
Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay

A trip to the dentist should be a pleasant experience. That’s what we want for our kids: happy associations with that twice-annual visit to your Midlothian dentists at Hawkins Family Dentistry. Nothing ruins the good feeling at a dental visit faster than the dreaded words, “I found a cavity.” A cavity in a baby tooth […]

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Hawkins Family Dentistry

1310 Alverser Plaza

Midlothian, Virginia 23113

(804) 897-9800

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