Do You or Your Child Have Dental Sealants?

Maybe your child just got their first permanent back molars. Or perhaps your teeth are particularly prone to decay. Dental sealants would be a very smart investment. Here are some FAQs about dental sealants: What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are like a snowsuit for your teeth. They are thin, protective coatings that adhere to… Read more »

A Dental Implant Restoration Can Restore a Tooth Lost to Untreated Cavities

When a cavity forms on a tooth, the bacterial presence will continue to spread. In time, so much of the tooth enamel can be compromised by decay that it severely fractures or is otherwise lost. The resulting void can host several potential complications. Not the least of which could be a serious infection developing in… Read more »

Simple Tips to Help Safely Remove a Piece of Food Stuck Between Your Teeth

It’s not an uncommon occurrence to be eating a snack or a meal and getting something stuck between your teeth. While this can happen with just about any type of food, it is even more likely to be a problem with meat fibers, popcorn hulls, or fruit peels. While the object can sometimes be removed… Read more »

Protecting Your Pearly Whites with Fluoride

At Hulen Family Dentistry, Dr. Christopher Hulen and Dr. Lisa Hulen’s goal is to help our patients in Tipton, Indiana achieve excellent oral health and to help you learn the best ways to protect and maintain your smile health. Today, we want to discuss the importance of fluoride when it comes to protecting your pearly… Read more »

The Progression of Dental Care

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions. Dental care has changed drastically over the years, with most scientific developments occurring in the last few centuries. Dr. Hulen, Dr. Hulen, and our team at Hulen Family Dentistry are excited to explore the history of dentistry with you. The first text found documenting dentistry dates back… Read more »

Conquer Cavities This Holiday with Great Oral Hygiene

Now that the holidays are here we tend to get busy and the temptation to slack off on our diligent daily oral hygiene routine is great. But while we are busy enjoying all the goodness the festivities bring, we encourage you to be mindful of the effects on your oral health. To help you stay… Read more »

Have Fun This Thanksgiving with These Healthy Smile Choices

You can have fun this Thanksgiving feasting while also protecting your smile with our tooth-friendly food tips. Like heart-healthy food, there are healthy foods for your pearly whites. To help you preserve your hard-earned smile this Thanksgiving, Dr. Christopher Hulen and our team in Tipton, Indiana, are pleased to share some smile-healthy choices for you… Read more »

Why Dental X-Rays Are Necessary for Your Smile

Welcome to Hulen Family Dentistry in Tipton, Indiana, where thanks to modern technology, Dr. Christopher Hulen and our team employ digital radiography (digital X-rays) to provide valuable insight into your smile. In fact, with their help, X-rays allow us to find and treat problems early on when they require the least invasive treatment options. Our… Read more »