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Senior Dentistry: Embrace Healthy Aging

Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true! It can be disorienting and frustrating to watch your health change with age, but you don’t have to accept poor oral health and

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Ice Cravings – A Sign of Something Worse?

We all know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it. And we’ve probably all heard that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So what’s the truth? Is it best to put a

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A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this- you have come to see Dr. Alex Hawkins for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Hawkins tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you

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What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Acid Erosion Explained!

Sugar is not the only thing that can harm your teeth. In fact, there are plenty of other substances that slowly chip away at our smiles. One of the biggest offenders is acid. Maybe you have heard of acid erosion,

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Periodontal Disease in Pets

If you’re a regular visitor of our blog, you know that we love talking to Midlothian folks about the importance of good home dental hygiene and regular visits to Dr. Alex Hawkins. Preventive dental medicine adds years of good oral health

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Cavities – They’re Not the End of the World

Why do I have cavities? It’s the word that people fear when they go to the dentist for their check-ups: Cavities. You brush twice a day and floss so why did your dentist give you a failing grade on the

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Gentle Dental Care in Midlothian

What if You Haven’t Been to the Dentist for Several Years? Life is busy and we all have a long list of priorities to take care of, so it’s not hard to imagine that any number of things can get

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The Dental Health Diet – Foods for Healthy Gums

Keep Your Mouth Healthy with These Foods Hello Midlothian residents! As you know, Dr. Alex Hawkins and Hawkins Family Dentistry are committed to helping you maintain the best oral health and we’ve got some tips for you. It is common to hear

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Fight Gum Disease at Home – Brush the Right Way!

Brushing your teeth is an everyday routine that most people give little thought to. The truth is there are a number of common mistakes people make in the course of brushing. After all, how often do we really think about

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5 Reasons to Treat Your Gum Disease

You might not even know it, but you probably have gum disease. 3 out of 4 people do! But, the good news is that it is easily treatable, especially when caught in its early stages. Hawkins Family Dentistry can help you

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