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.


Covid-19, Immunity and Gum Disease

Gum Disease Bacteria Lower Immunity Covid-19, immunity and gum disease as well as health in general have become factors of concern. Some people exposed to coronavirus, do not get sick. Others only experience minor symptoms. Yet in other people, Covid-19 causes severe...

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Texas Dentists Opened Offices in May

Guidelines for Re-Opening Dental Offices Texas dentists opened offices in May, but they followed specific guidelines. The Governor of Texas issued a notice that Texas dentists who chose to treat patients could open fully on May 1, 2020. However, they had to follow...

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Choosing a Dentist: What Should You Consider?

Factors that Can Help You Choose the Right Dentist Choosing a dentist involves weighing a variety of considerations. Furthermore, people's priorities typically vary. The right dentist depends on what matters most to them. Choosing a Dentist Who Is Right for You That...

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Are You Anxious About Seeing the Dentist?

Dealing with Dental Visit Anxiety If you’re anxious about seeing the dentist, you’re not alone. It’s a common fact that people get nervous about dental visits. However, there are ways to deal with this problem and a good dental team can help put you at ease. Avoiding...

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Tips about Toothbrushes

What You Should Know About Brushing Your Teeth and Toothbrushes Toothbrushes might not seem like a major concern to you, but here are some interesting facts. Knowing something about toothbrushes could help you improve your dental care. Mouthhealthy.org (a site from...

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Jaw Problems: Aching Jaw Joint and Painful Clicking

Dentists Can Help You with Jaw Problems Jaw problems may involve pain in or near your jaw joint. When your jaw gets stuck or a clicking or popping occurs, it can also create discomfort. The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) explains that these...

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Soft Drink Connection with Dental Problems and Obesity

Sugar-sweetened, Acidic Drinks Study The soft drink connection with dental problems is not a new discovery. However, a recent study published in Clinical Oral Investigations provides additional interesting facts. The study clearly shows that soft drinks are the common...

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February Is the Designated Month for U.S. Children's Dental Care National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) focuses on children and their dental care. It's an opportunity for dental professionals, healthcare providers, caregivers and teachers to coordinate. They...

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Retainers: What Should You Know About Them?

Some FAQs About Retainers Retainers are devices that dentists and orthodontists often for straightening teeth. What is the difference between braces and a retainer? A retainer is a removable structure that dentists use to help keep teeth straight. They usually use...

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Water Fluoridation: How It Began and Its Track Record

One of the Most Effective Preventions for Tooth Decay Water fluoridation has long been a way of preventing and reducing cavities. It has an impressive track record. Grand Rapids Michigan was the first city on the planet to fluoridate drinking water. That was back in...

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