Smile Hilliard is Expanding! Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted on November 14, 2017 in General Dentistry

We’re thrilled to share our exciting news with you—Smile Hilliard is expanding to better meet the needs of our growing patient base! Fortunately, we don’t need to relocate our office, because we’ve leased the available space right next door. We’re extremely excited about the opportunity to use this additional space for our patients’ dental care….
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Dental Financing Series: How Do I Know the Best Dental Insurance Plan for Me?

Posted on November 13, 2017 in General Dentistry

Navigating dental plans can be overwhelming. However, it doesn’t have to be. To simplify the process for you, we’ll identify the various types of plans and explain how they differ from each other. What Are the 3 Main Types of Dental Plans? The three types of dental plans include: Dental Maintenance Organization (DMO) Plans generally…
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Dental Financing Series: How Does Dental Insurance Work?

Posted on October 24, 2017 in General Dentistry, Uncategorized

While many people believe they know how their medical insurance works, they tend to be iffy on the details of dental. To help you have a better understanding of your dental insurance, we’ve compiled this helpful primer that answers typical questions we receive on the topic. Do You Take My Insurance? One of the most…
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Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better than Regular Ones?

Posted on September 27, 2017 in Dental Technology

Have you been thinking about getting an electric toothbrush? If so, you’re probably wondering how they compare to manual toothbrushes—do they actually do a better job? Do they reach spaces between your teeth more efficiently than a regular toothbrush? We are here to give the 411 on whether or not they’re worth the investment. How…
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Things You Should Be Telling Your Dentists

Posted on August 28, 2017 in General Dentistry

You would probably be surprised to learn of the connection between certain medical conditions and your oral health. For example, diabetic patients are more prone to experiencing dental problems, and periodontal disease can actually be an early complication of diabetes. Additionally, patients with certain heart conditions may require a antibiotic medication prior to receiving dental…
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Why You Need A Panoramic X-Ray

Posted on July 20, 2017 in Dental Technology

One thing that sets good dental offices apart from great dental offices is the willingness to invest in the latest dental technology. Why? Because some of the high-tech stuff available to dentists today has transformed patient care. Take, for example, the panoramic x-ray. It offers a number of important benefits to patients, making it a dental must-have….
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Is Fluoride Good Or Bad For You?

Posted on June 20, 2017 in Dental Procedures

You’ve probably heard many myths about fluoride: It’s toxic, fluoride is bad for children, fluoride causes cancer. So, what’s the deal? Is fluoride actually harmful, or are the myths all hype? What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral found throughout the earth’s crust and also contained in some food and water supplies. To protect…
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In-Office Teeth Whitening Sale – May Only!

Posted on April 28, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry

Are you bothered by the yellow tint of your teeth? Have you tried whitening toothpaste and been left disappointed with the results? If so, you’ll be thrilled to know that this month, Smile Hilliard is offering an in-office teeth whitening special. What Is the Opalescence Boost Teeth Whitening Special? With upcoming graduations and weddings on…
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Smile Hilliard: What Makes Us Different?

Posted on April 25, 2017 in Dental Procedures, General Dentistry

You might have driven past us or seen us on Facebook; maybe you’re looking for a new dentist and are considering our office. You might be wondering – what makes Smile Hilliard different from the other dentists in town? We all know that there are many options from which to choose. Luckily, there are distinct…
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How Can Your Child Benefit From A Custom Athletic Mouthguard?

Posted on March 16, 2017 in Kid's Dentistry

Do your children play sports? How about ride bikes? Or go to pool? Yeah, we thought so! At Smile Hilliard, we strongly recommend athletic mouthguards for children who are active – especially those who play sports. As a dental office, we know what an important role they play in helping children to maintain their beautiful…
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