We Are Reopening May 11! Here’s What to Expect

The team at Grant Hinze DDS is excited to reopen the dental office for all procedures on Monday, May 11. The office has been closed, except for emergency procedures, since late March as per local and state-directed health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dental offices in

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Should I Visit the Dentist During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

“I’ve never seen anything like this before,” Dr. Grant Hinze said about the COVID-19 pandemic. It is unprecedented for dental offices to be closed for general cleanings and procedures. But, now it is required by state law for dental offices to be closed, except for emergency procedures,

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Worst Dental Habits of Kids of All Ages

Crunching on ice cubes, brushing too hard and not flossing are common bad dental habits for adults. But, kids have their own set of bad habits, and they are often preventable. Here are some of the common bad habits that Dr. Hinze has seen during his more

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5 Habits That May Be Harming Your Teeth

Over the years, Dr. Hinze has seen a lot of cavities, gingivitis and broken teeth. But, there are some easy ways to avoid some of these dental situations. Here are Dr. Hinze’s tips on habits to avoid to prevent dental problems: Brushing Too Hard. Many people brush

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Improve Brushing With New Smart Toothbrush

We’ve all heard of smartphones and smart TVs, but did you know about the new smart toothbrush? Oral B has created a rechargeable Bluetooth toothbrush that includes artificial intelligence to recognize brushing habits. The Genius X toothbrush connects with a smartphone app that will tell you how

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Volunteers Needed for Dental Implant Case Studies

Two volunteers who could benefit from dental implants are needed as part of a continuing education class for Grant Hinze and his staff. In late November, Dr. Hinze and his staff attended an all-day workshop in Kearney to stay up to date on the latest in the

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Meeting Our Newest Grandson

We enjoyed a week-long trip in late October/early November to meet our sixth grandchild, James Benedict. James, who was born Sept. 20, lives in Washington, DC, with his parents, Janelle (our daughter) and her husband, James. Janelle and James were happy to have us there so they

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Dr. Hinze’s Retina Tear Fixed in a Jiffy

While attending a dental conference in late August, Dr. Grant Hinze noticed floaters or lights flashing in his left eye. That following Monday, he called Holdrege Family Vision to get his eye checked. And, it’s a good thing he did. After an exam by Dr. Brett Hytrek,

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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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