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Downingtown Emergency Dentist

Do You Need an Emergency Dental Appointment?

We are here for you for an emergency appointment or a non-emergency dentist appointment. Dental emergencies vs. non-emergencies It is important to understand the difference between the two. An emergency dentist appointment is time sensitive. Delaying treatment could mean the difference between saving or losing a tooth. Many people end up in the emergency room […]

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Gum Specialist

A Visit with Your Hygienist – Your Gum Specialist

During your professional dental cleaning at Hughes & Hughes Family Dentistry, your registered dental hygienist is your gum health specialist. We remove that yucky biofilm (plaque) and hardened biofilm known as calculus. Your dental hygienist will also assess your gum health by doing something called a periodontal evaluation or probing. We use a small ruler […]

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