• 5 Root Canal Myths Debunked

    For most people, the idea of getting a root canal is intimidating at best and terrifying at worst, but the procedure is much easier than it sounds and shouldn’t be scary. There are plenty of myths circulating about root canals which can make them seem worse than they are and actually prevent patients from getting

  • What Causes Bad Breath Even After Brushing Your Teeth

    Bad breath can be incredibly embarrassing. It’s one thing when you know the culprit: you haven’t been brushing or flossing your teeth as often as you should, but what happens when your bad breath persists even after brushing? There are a number of causes of bad breath even after brushing like health conditions, certain foods,

  • Porcelain Veneers: Cost & Considerations

    Porcelain veneers are a great option for patients who want a cosmetic upgrade to their smile, but don’t want to go through with a more complicated procedure like dental implants. Veneers are porcelain shells that sit on top of your existing teeth and can be used to adjust discoloration or to alter misshapen or crooked

  • Gainesville Children’s Dentist Near You: A Look at Our Pediatric Practice

    Children should take their first trip to the dentist by their first birthday and visit the dentist every 6 months, but for many, a trip to the dentist is a frightening experience. Our family of children’s dentists at Hawkins Family Dental does their best to make the experience gentle and fun to create a positive