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.


Gum Cell Discovery: Link to the Immune System

Gum Cell Discovery About Cells that Control Bacteria in the Mouth A new gum cell discovery could lead to better dental care. The body’s immune system is its protection against disease. And, understanding how it works may be vital for maintaining oral health. Science...

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Gum Disease and High Blood Pressure

Studies Show Greater Risks in Patients with Unhealthy Gums Advanced gum disease and high blood pressure are related. That may or may not come as a surprise to you. But it’s a fact that medical professionals have known about the link between oral health and overall...

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High Number of Dental Problems Among Top Athletes

Athletes Have Better Dental Hygiene than Most People Dental problems arise among top athletes despite the fact they have better oral hygiene habits than the majority of the population. They brush their teeth and floss more frequently than the general population. Facts...

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Dentures and Oral Health: How Can They Help?

Different Denture Types, What to Expect and Denture Care Dentures can be complete or partial. They are removable and replace missing teeth. Aside from making it easier to chew, they also help your facial muscles and greatly improve your smile. What Are Some of the...

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Baby Teething and Your Baby’s First Tooth

Earliest Dental Care for Your Baby Is your baby teething? Knowing what to expect as a parent can help alleviate stress, both for you and your baby. After all, it's an exciting moment when the first tooth emerges. It's another development landmark for your baby like...

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What Pregnant Mothers Should Know About Dental Health

How Can Pregnant Mothers Affect Dental Health through Diet? Pregnant mothers may not realize how important nutrition is. It’s important not just for their own dental health but also for their unborn baby. There’s the saying that pregnant mothers are eating for two....

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay: How to Avoid It

How Does Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Occur? Baby Bottle Tooth Decay is a name for tooth decay that develops in infants and toddlers. It's vital that dental care begins even at the infant age level. Although permanent teeth will eventually replace a child’s baby teeth, how...

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Brushing Your Teeth: Tips To Help Kids Brush

Ideas to Encourage Tooth Brushing Brushing your teeth can be a challenge, and this is especially true for kids. Parents often feel at a loss about what to do to get their kids to brush their teeth. Ideas for Brushing Your Teeth from Dentists Who Are Parents The...

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Causes of Gum Pain and When to See a Dentist

Why Do Your Gums Hurt? Gum pain can be tough to deal with. However, a dentist can check out your mouth, determine what is causing the pain and treat it. Common Underlying Causes of Gum Pain Sometimes the source of pain is something simple. But other times it may be...

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Aching Gums? How Can You Get Rid of Gum Pain?

Home Remedies for Aching Gums Aching gums can ruin your weekend if you can't get to the dentist for help. However, there are home remedies that may help. What Home Remedies Help Relieve the Pain of Aching Gums? MedicalNewsToday recommends the following home remedies...

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