The Hutto Hippo Family Dental Blog


Our Hutto Hippo Family Dental blog provides information on cutting edge technology and traditional forms of dental care. We understand that the more you know about a dental problem or the types of procedures available the greater the likelihood that you will be able to work with us to make the decisions that are right for you. Our hope is that reading about some of these dental service topics will also ease any anxiety you may have about an upcoming dental visit or procedure.


Dental Myths: Debunking Some of the Most Common Dental Myths

Dental myths can create unnecessary fear, and it can be a relief to find out the truth. In any field, myths and false information can circulate. We hope to ease your mind by debunking some common dental myths. Here are some common myths about dental health, posted by...

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White Spots on Teeth: Causes and Treatments

Have you ever noticed white spots on teeth, your own or on other people's teeth? The good news is that white spots are usually not serious medical concerns but it helps to understand the causes and what treatments are available. What Causes White Spots on Teeth?...

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Smiling and Laughing: the Health Benefits of Beautiful Smiles

Smiling and laughing — what about the benefits? Can you put a value on beautiful smiles? While May was National Smile Month, it’s never too late to talk about smiling. The month of May isn’t the only month when you should enjoy laughing and smiling. One of the best...

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Gums: What Can the Color or Condition Reveal?

Gums that are healthy have a certain appearance. Any deviation from this can indicate a problem that needs to be addressed. Red Gums If you brush your teeth and floss every day but your gums are red and sensitive, it may be a sign of Type II diabetes. Type II diabetes...

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Dental Care During Pregnancy for You and Your Baby

Dental care during pregnancy is important because your body is going through hormonal changes while at the same time, your baby’s first set of teeth begin to develop. Embryo tooth development begins when you’re six weeks pregnant. At three to four months, your baby’s...

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction and Soft Food Diets

After you go through wisdom tooth extraction, your dentist typically recommends a liquid and soft food diet so you don’t experience pain and can give your gums a chance to heal. It’s not uncommon to experience some swelling and discomfort afterwards. Soft Food Tips...

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