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Occlusal Guards 101

Why would I need an occlusal guard? Healthy teeth are remarkably strong. The enamel covering your teeth is the hardest substance in the body. Nonetheless, any part of the body ...
Children's Dental Health Month

Children’s Dental Health Month Contest WINNERS!

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our contest to celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month! The children who entered by submitting their answers to the following question won a Target ...
are crooked teeth a health concern

Crooked Teeth: Cosmetic or Health Concern?

While cosmetic concerns are widely known as a reason to pursue orthodontic treatment, dental professionals are actually evaluating your mouth for symptoms beyond "crooked" teeth when considering lnvisalign or traditional ...
Donna Birthday Dental Hygienist

We are celebrating Donna and her 50th Birthday!

Donna has been a part of the team at Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry since 1999. We are happy to have her on our team. A dental hygienist, Donna helps ...
West Caln Dentist

We are Excited to Partner Again in the West Caln Township Police Department Toy Drive!

  Now through December 9, 2022, we are collecting NEW, unwrapped toys. By providing a new gift (something many children take for granted), we can show underprivileged children in our ...
Sleep and Oral Health

The Connection between Sleep Disorders and Oral Health

Together, good nutrition, regular exercise and adequate sleep form the three pillars of wellness. While proper nutrition and regular exercise are widely discussed, sleep is often neglected. This situation is ...
Family Dentistry

Fall is in the air!

Our dental office is decorated for the fall – with pink flowers to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please stop in! These photos give you the idea but do not ...
Choosing a Toothbrush

CHOOSING A TOOTHBRUSH – One Hygienist’s Opinion

Choosing a toothbrush to fit your needs and comfort while also delivering maximum efficacy can be daunting. There are more options than ever before on the market for both manual ...
Family Dentist

Which should I do first, BRUSH or FLOSS?

A few patients have asked me this question and it is a great question. The current American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines do not have a specific recommendation on whether to ...
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