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  • How do I overcome my dental anxiety?
    Do you feel anxious before every dentist appointment? If the answer is yes, you are not alone—more than 75 percent of Americans feel anxious when visiting their dentist. Today, the Read more
  • Is soda really bad for your teeth?
    You take a sip of soda – and someone remarks, “That’s going to ruin your teeth!” Is that true? Is sweet soda the enemy of a healthy smile? The answer, unfortunately, Read more
  • Dental Fear in Children: Brought on by parents?
    Two studies – one conducted in Washington State, and whose findings were published in the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and another conducted in Madrid, Spain, and whose findings Read more
  • Which whitening is right for you?
    Many of our patients at Hillis Family Dental have been asking us about brightening their teeth lately, and today we thought we would discuss the options available to you to Read more
  • What is a water pick and do I need one?
    Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Hillis Family Dental, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Hillis Family Dental, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Hillis Family Dental, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Hillis Family Dental, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Hillis Family Dental, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July
    Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read more
  • Is it possible to over brush?
    Our team at Hillis Family Dental will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing. Known as Read more
  • Celebrate Your Dad's Smile
    Father’s Day is coming up, and, just in case your dad has enough ties, we have some gifting suggestions for you. Here’s a selection of gifts large and small tailored Read more
  • Healthy Summer Foods
    It’s summer—that wonderful time of year when fresh and delicious produce abounds. the doctor will tell you that your teeth, gums, and tissues all rely on an appropriate mix of Read more
  • What is gingivitis, and how can I treat it?
    Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease that results when bacteria in your mouth cause inflammation in your gums. This is a common condition, and you can treat it Read more
  • Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is not only a federal holiday in the United States, but it is a day of observance and remembrance of those who died in service. Originally known as Read more

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