These are a Few of Dr. Hinze’s Favorite Things

Have you ever wondered what kind of toothpaste your dentist uses? In this month’s blog, Dr. Hinze shares his favorite dental products along with a few of his favorite “other” things. Toothpaste When it comes to toothpaste, Dr. Hinze said the most important ingredient to look for

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Restoring Bite May Relieve Snoring, Headaches and Neck Pain

Restoring a proper vertical bite in patients can solve several issues like snoring, low oxygen levels while sleeping and waking up with headaches or neck pain. Dr. Grant Hinze has recently attended workshops focusing specifically on these issues and how to best help patients solve these problems.

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Can Receding Gum Lines Be Cured?

Much like receding hairlines, not much can be done with receding gum lines once the disease has progressed past a certain point. However, unlike receding hairlines, patients can prevent receding gum lines most of the time with proper dental care. “The key to curing receding gum lines

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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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Stomatognathic System? What Has Dr. Hinze Been Studying?

Dr. Grant Hinze recently completed a two-year learning series on the stomatognathic system. What is the stomatognathic system you ask? It is the anatomic system involved in speech and chewing and swallowing food. It is comprised of the teeth, jaws and associated soft tissues. Dr. Hinze attended

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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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