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I can't stop grinding my teeth! How can a dentist help?

the doctor will tell you that while you are sleep, your mouth may be very active. If you find yourself waking up with headaches, facial pain, neck aches, or a Read More

Are your teeth ready for the big day?

Capturing the Moment At Hoekwater Family Dental we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little Read More

Keeping Our Teeth Healthy as We Age

Decades ago, it was just expected that getting older meant losing teeth. But today’s dental practices and treatments help us defy expectations. How can we keep our teeth healthy as Read More

DIY Teeth Whitening

We all want our best and brightest smiles, and today there are many options we can explore at home to make those beautiful smiles a reality. Whether it’s healthy habits, Read More

Choose Chocolate on Valentine's Day

From a student handing out sweets for her classmates to an older married couple exchanging boxes of candy, Valentine’s Day is the time of year when people like to show Read More

Your Dentist May Be Able To Provide You With a Sleep Apnea Solution

Morning tiredness, brain fog and snoring are just some of the indicators of a medical condition known as sleep apnea. And, it's worse than waking up on the wrong Read More

How You Too Could Have Lindsey Vonn's Viral Video Smile Makeover

Instagram, America's humongous digital photo and video album, is chock-full of the silly, mundane, and poignant moments of people's everyday lives. That includes celebrities: Tom Hanks buying a used Read More

You Need a Dentist to Remove Tartar From Your Teeth

One of the key parts to an effective oral disease prevention plan is practicing daily oral hygiene to remove dental plaque. Both brushing and flossing are necessary for cleaning Read More

How You Can Prevent Teeth Grinding From Damaging Your Oral Health

Life has changed dramatically over the centuries. But although our ancient forebears wouldn't recognize much of our modern world, they would be well acquainted with one particular oral habit Read More

How MLB Star Aaron Judge Changed His Smile and How You Can Too

Between the final game of the World Series in late October and spring training in February, major league baseball players work on their skills preparing for the new season. Read More

Wisdom Teeth Can Still be a Problem for the World's Youngest Billionaire

According to Forbes Magazine, Kylie Jenner is the world's youngest billionaire at age 22. Daughter of Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner and Kris Jenner, Kylie is the founder and owner of Read More

Implants Could Help You Keep Remaining Teeth Longer

It's a common practice among people slowly losing their teeth to have their remaining teeth removed. They find dentures to be less costly than replacing one tooth at a Read More

Jimmy Fallon's Daughter Loses a Tooth on National Television

Even though coronavirus lockdowns have prevented TV hosts from taping live shows, they're still giving us something to watch via virtual interviews. In the process, we're given occasional glimpses Read More

Keep the Implants Supporting Your Bridge Clean of Dental Plaque

Dental implants have revolutionized restorative dentistry. Not only are they the top choice for individual tooth replacement, implants also improve upon traditional dental work. Dental bridges are a case in Read More

How George Clooney Made Over His Smile and How You Can Too

Since his breakout role as Dr. Doug Ross in the 90's TV drama ER, George Clooney has enjoyed a blockbuster career as an award-winning actor, director and producer. He's Read More

How AFV's Alfonso Ribeiro Saved His Tooth

Remembered fondly by fans as the wacky but loveable Carlton on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Alfonso Ribeiro is currently in his fifth year hosting America's Funniest Videos. It's Read More

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