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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What Do Bleeding Gums Mean, and What Should I Do About It?

If your gums bleed while you are brushing your teeth, it’s time to take action. “If your arm or elbow suddenly started bleeding, you would do something about it,” Dr. Hinze said. “The same can be said about your teeth.” Dr. Hinze said that bleeding gums are

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Tips For Getting Kids Back Into The Routine of Brushing

Many of us have fallen out of our normal routines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Hinze has seen the consequences in many of his young patients this summer. Without the regular schedule of school, Dr. Hinze said many kids are “forgetting” to brush their teeth. Here

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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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