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Bad Breath

Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2019 / Bad Breath
Dr Alex Hawkins

What Happens in Your Mouth While You Sleep?

Ah, nighttime… the end of the day, the ceasing of work, and hopefully a good night’s sleep. But did you know things are still happening in your mouth all night long, even if you’re blissfully unaware of it? The Midlothian dentists of Hawkins Family Dentistry shed some light on the world of your mouth and […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2018 / Bad Breath, Dental Health, Dental News
Dr Alex Hawkins

Bad Breath: When Morning Breath Becomes Halitosis

It’s often said that a true friend will tell you if you have bad breath. Bad breath, formally known as halitosis, is embarrassing and can hold you back from truly enjoying your life and social situations. Like a good friend, Dr. Hawkins and Dr. Neidert in Midlothian will tell it to you straight. Read more […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2015 / Bad Breath, Dental Health, Dental News
Dr Alex Hawkins

The Truth about Gum Disease: Why You Should Treat it and How to Stay Healthy

Here’s a shocker for you – 75% of people are affected by gum disease (that’s 3 out of every 4 people!), but the majority of them will never be treated properly. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is usually pretty simple to take care of. That being said, the earlier you bring it to […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2014 / Bad Breath, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry
Dr Alex Hawkins

Your Guide to Defeating Morning Breath

Everybody knows that morning breath is particularly awful. Maybe your spouse, partner, or some other member of your family has informed you that your mouth is toxic in the AM. It is likely that you have noticed it yourself! Either way, Hawkins Family Dentistry wants to bring an end to this suffering! There is hope; […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2013 / Bad Breath, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Hygiene
Dr Alex Hawkins

Dry Mouth and Prescriptions

If you have started taking a new medication recently, chances are your doctor told you that a side-effect would be dry mouth. This side-effect is common with many prescriptions, and it now affects nearly half of everyone over the age of 65. Dr. Hawkins wants to continue educating his patients and their loved ones about […]

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Alternative Text Posted March 22, 2013 / Bad Breath, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry
Dr Alex Hawkins

Don’t Put Up With Bad Breath

AlishaV / Foter.com / CC BY Bad breath is something all of us worry about having, and it’s a fact of life that most of us will suffer from it at least occasionally. Bad breath, or halitosis, is frequently caused by eating certain foods. Although the odors can be temporarily masked, there’s really nothing else […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2013 / Bad Breath, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Hygiene
Dr Alex Hawkins

Tips for Fresh Breath

Bad breath is a problem that everyone has to deal with at some point. It’s impossible to keep our mouths smelling fresh and clean all day, every day, especially when there are delicious things to have, like coffee or cheeseburgers with extra onions, pickles and mushrooms. Dr. Hawkins is here to help! The best way […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 22, 2012 / Bad Breath, News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Hygiene
Dr Alex Hawkins

Don’t Scare Your Family with Morning Breath this Christmas!

Are you staying at a relative’s house this holiday season? You probably want to avoid wandering downstairs for breakfast and watching your family turn their noses up at your breath. Embarrassing! Although, maybe not as bad as your robe falling open… Your breath stinks! Does your whole family magically clear out of the kitchen when […]

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