What to do for Dental Emergencies

Accidents and emergencies are facts of life. At some time in our lives, we’ve all been to the emergency room at the hospital. But there can also be dental emergencies, just like there are other health emergencies. Do you know what to do in such an emergency? Here are some tips that you can use… Read more »

Root Canal Management Options

We’ve heard the ominous stories: root canals are “the worst,” forced upon us by cruel dentists who just want to make us miserable. Not true! In fact, root canals are a procedure to save teeth from impending disaster. If the inner pulp of the tooth is damaged, in many cases it must be removed to… Read more »

Are Dentures the Tooth Replacement Therapy You Have Been Waiting On?

Are dentures the tooth replacement therapy you have been waiting on? Dentures have been around for a very long time and have a verified track record as a quality tooth replacement treatment that is both functional and removable. Each night, you can remove your dentures and place them in plain water or soak them in… Read more »

A Recent Oral Trauma Might Cause a Toothache

Toothache pain is often thought of as being the result of untreated tooth decay. However, it’s also possible for an oral trauma, such as a sports injury or other accidental blow to the face, to cause toothache pain. In a situation like this, the pain often occurs immediately following the dental impact. However, it is… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Endodontic Therapy

Do you have an appointment approaching that involves endodontic therapy? If so, good for you! Endodontic therapy, which is also known as root canal therapy, is a great way to restore your tooth and improve your oral health. To help you know a little more about this treatment so you can prepare for your appointment,… Read more »

Do These Things to Treat Your Chipped Chomper

Your smile is extremely important, which makes dental emergencies quite scary and nerve-wracking, right? However, even though this is the case, there is no need to worry. Our dental team has the experience and skills needed to help you restore your oral health. But first, there are things you need to do to begin treatment…. Read more »

Treat Your Smile to a Little Bonding Time

Have you been giving your smile the attention and care it deserves? Have you been brushing your teeth at least twice daily and flossing every day? Have you gone in to see your dentist for a regular checkup and professional cleaning yet this year? If you have not been taking care of your smile, it… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Help You Smile with Confidence

Sometimes, a tooth can be lost because of severe decay, gum disease, an injury, or another issue. If you have lost one or more teeth, Dr. may recommend a dental bridge in , . Two dental crowns with a replacement tooth in between make up a dental bridge. The dental crowns are placed on the… Read more »

Choose the Tooth Whitening Treatment That Works Best for Your Needs

Are you looking to improve your smile by enhancing the color of your teeth? If so, one of the best methods for bringing out the color in your teeth without replacing or concealing them is a tooth whitening treatment. Choose the tooth whitening treatment that works best for your needs. Listed below is some information… Read more »

Your Oral Health Deserves Optimum Care with Composite Fillings

At Hawkins Family Dentistry located in Belpre, Ohio, Dr. Lori Hawkins and our team are pleased to offer cosmetic, tooth-colored dental fillings for our patients seeking to repair a tooth with cavities. A cavity is a hole that has been created by the degradation of tooth enamel. Our cosmetic, tooth-colored dental fillings can fill the hole… Read more »