Bite & Joint Problems Could Affect Overall Health

Patients who suffer from headaches, acid reflux, sleep apnea and joint problems in the mouth may not realize how dental work could help alleviate those problems. “When people think of those things, sometimes they don’t always think it could be because of issues with the teeth or

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Should I Choose Traditional Braces or ClearCorrect?

ClearCorrect aligners are gaining popularity over traditional braces among those who want straighter teeth. Dr. Grant Hinze said he sees that trend continuing. But, the ClearCorrect option does have some drawbacks. ClearCorrect (similar to Invisalign®) offers teeth alignment without metal braces, making them nearly invisible. The straightening

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Can You Eat Corn-on-the-Cob with Dentures?

Did you know that people with dentures can only bite with one-third of the force as people with their natural teeth? That makes it difficult to enjoy corn-on-the cob or other treats like apples. Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and put

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Gain Confidence With Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you hesitant to smile because of your teeth? Avoiding smiles because of yellowed or crooked teeth could be holding you back in life. A smile is often the first step toward a new friendship or making someone’s day brighter. Countless studies have proven that a smile

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Did You Remember to Brush Your Tongue?

You may remember to brush your teeth each day, but did you remember to brush your tongue? Keeping the tongue clean and free of bacteria is good for overall health. “We should brush and take care of our tongue just like we do our teeth,” Dr. Hinze

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A Dental CheckUp Could Save Your Life

A visit to the dentist can do more than give you clean teeth. It could also save your life. Serious dental problems may be avoided with routine dental check-ups and cleanings. And while hygienists and dentists are looking in your mouth, they may be able to detect

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Should My Child Have Dental Sealants Applied?

Child at Dentist

Are you looking for an effective way to help your kids prevent cavities? Dental sealants may be the answer. “Sealants are an excellent preventative tool,” Dr. Hinze said. Dental sealants are a protective coating painted on teeth that work to prevent decay, especially in molars. Dr. Hinze

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Surprising Reasons Why Dental Cleanings Are Essential

If you are going to the dentist only when you have a tooth problem, you could be in serious trouble in the future. Regular dental cleanings are an important part of an overall routine of good health and are an essential step in preventing tooth loss. Dr.

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Don’t Be Spooked By The Dentist

October is full of frightful and spooky activities, but the dentist’s office shouldn’t be one of them. Dental phobias and fear of going to the dentist happen to both children and adults. But, the staff at Grant Hinze DDS is here to make your visit as fearless

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Best Tips to Avoid Gum Disease

September is National Gum Care Month, and Dr. Hinze wants to remind all of his patients about the importance of caring for gums. Gum disease is the most common way that adults lose their teeth. Here are three tips to help avoid gum disease: Don’t Smoke “I

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