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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2019 / Dental Services, Dental Technology, Services
Dr Alex Hawkins

Same Day Dentistry – Too Good to Be True?

In a world of same day shipping and same day photo prints, your dental restorations can now be same day services too! This is thanks to CEREC® milling machines and digital imaging technology. CEREC is short for “ceramic reconstruction”. This technology has been around since the early 1980s and it’s only gotten better with time, […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2019 / Dental Services, Services, Teeth Whitening
Dr Alex Hawkins

Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2018 / Dental Health Care, Dental Services, Patient Care, Services
Dr Alex Hawkins

Dental Insurance FAQ: The Basics

At Hawkins Family Dentistry, we understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide can be a headache in and of itself. Dr. Hawkins and Dr. Neidert want every Midlothian resident to have […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2017 / Dental Health, Dental Services, Patient Care, Services
Dr Alex Hawkins

Is it Time to Straighten Your Teeth?

When to Straighten Your Teeth There are a lot of reasons to straighten teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when it might be best to straighten your teeth. In general, dentists begin considering the potential need […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2017 / Dental Health Care, Dental News, Dental Services, Patient Care, Services
Dr Alex Hawkins

Are You Singing the Toothache Blues?

Are you or a loved one suffering from the toothache blues? Don’t wait around in pain for the problem to resolve itself. Although we do enjoy spending quality time with our patients at Hawkins Family Dentistry, we don’t want any Midlothian residents to have to undergo dental procedures that could have been avoided. A toothache […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2017 / Dental Services, Patient Care, Services, Teeth Whitening
Dr Alex Hawkins

Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing

There is a law of nature that “function follows form.” It’s a saying that means that how something looks actually determines how it works. For example, you may own many screwdrivers of different sizes and shapes (form) to loosen all different kinds of screws (function). Think of a watering can with a long spout that’s […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2017 / Dental News, Dental Services, Oral Hygiene, Patient Care, Services, Uncategorized
Dr Alex Hawkins

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Nicknamed for the fact that they come into your mouth (and your life) by the time you are finally mature and supposedly “wise” wisdom teeth are simply molars in the far back of your mouth. Whether or not these molars cause you problems is anyone’s guess, but if you’re experiencing some specific pain in your […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2017 / Dental Health, Dental Services, Patient Care, Services, Teeth Whitening
Dr Alex Hawkins

Adult Dentistry: It’s Never Too Late

Good News for Grown Ups “Adulting” can be hard. Between rent, bills, kids, a career, and other responsibilities, it can be hard to make time for yourself. But independence, parenting, fulfilling work, and the wisdom that comes with age can be pretty fantastic, too. So how does your oral healthcare fit into a grown up […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2017 / Dental Health Care, Dental News, Dental Services, Oral Hygiene, Patient Care, Services
Dr Alex Hawkins

Gum Disease & Birth Defects

What is Gum Disease? The short answer: Gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: All over your body, tissues have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build up in your mouth, your gum tissue will inflame to try and kill it. […]

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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 tooth loss as just a part of the game. On the contrary, your oral health […]

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