5 Practical Tips for Infant Dental Hygiene

Good dental hygiene starts early. Below are some practical tips for Dr. Hinze on how to establish good dental habits in your children, how to ease teething pain and how to encourage an overall healthy mouth. 1. Start Brushing When the First Tooth Appears. Dr. Hinze recommends

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What Exactly Is A Root Canal?

The words root canal may conjure up negative feelings. But, what exactly is a root canal, and is it really all that bad? Patients who complain of a painful toothache, sharp pain when chewing or biting, or swollen and painful gums may need a root canal because

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Do You Struggle With Decay? Try Mouthwash

Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we are going to discuss the benefits of an often forgotten tool for fighting tooth decay – mouthwash or mouth rinse. Mouthwash makes the mouth feel fresher, eliminates bad breath and reduces bacteria in the mouth that can lead to

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Don’t Delay. Get A Check-Up Today!

t may be tempting to put off your dental cleaning and check-up due to COVID-19. But, if you are in overall good health, delaying that check-up could be putting you at risk for more painful and more expensive dental care in the future.

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Dr. Hinze Shares Best Way to Avoid Toothaches

Did you know there is a national Toothache Day? It falls on February 9 each year, and it gives us the perfect opportunity to emphasize the importance of preventative dental care to avoid those painful toothaches. Toothaches are often caused by injury or trauma to the tooth

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Headaches, Opioids and the Dentist

Headaches, Opioids and the Dentist Some headaches may be caused by a dental problem and may be treated more effectively by a dentist rather than a general practitioner. Dr. Grant Hinze said if a headache causes surface pain on the side or back of the head, or

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Dr. Hinze Answers Five Common Questions About Braces

Dr. Hinze Answers Five Common Questions About Braces Dr. Hinze offers local orthodontic services, which saves time and travel expenses for his patients. For complex orthodontic cases, he refers patients to an out-of-town specialist. Why braces? Straightening teeth is one reason patients require orthodontic work, or braces

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