Everything to Know About Oral Cancer

Posted on May 29, 2019 in Oral Health Tips

Did you know that your dentist is the only medical professional who regularly screens for oral cancer? It’s true. That screening, by the way, is super-important because like all cancers, the sooner you can catch oral cancer, the better your treatment outcomes. Read on to learn more about how oral cancer is diagnosed, what causes…
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Everything You Need to Know About Mouth Sores

Posted on April 1, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mouth sores got you down? We get it. In our line of work, we often see people with painful mouth sores. Learn what causes them, how to care for one, and what your treatment options are. What Types of Mouth Sores Are There? There are many different types of mouth sores, but the two most…
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Using Dental Benefits for the New Year

Posted on January 31, 2019 in General Dentistry

While you’ve probably heard you should use all your dental benefits before the end of the year, did you know that it’s also a great idea to schedule dental appointments in the first quarter of the new year? That’s what we recommend. Keep reading to learn why! Why Should I Use My Dental Benefits Now? There…
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How to Fix Gaps in Teeth

Posted on December 18, 2018 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Procedures

How to Fix Gaps in Teeth Do you have gaps between your teeth that you’d like to have fixed? If so, you’ll be happy to know that at Smile Hilliard, we fix gaps all the time. In fact, we have several different ways we can do so. Read on to learn the different methods we…
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How to Know If You Need Emergency Dental Care

Posted on November 26, 2018 in Dental Procedures, General Dentistry

How to Know If You Need Emergency Dental Care The only thing worse than a dental emergency is sitting around in pain, wondering if what you’re experiencing qualifies as an emergency. To clear up the confusion, we’ve got some general guidelines on how you should handle various dental problems. However, if you’re still not sure…
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Tips for Teaching Your Child How to Brush Their Teeth

Posted on October 25, 2018 in Kid's Dentistry

Not sure how to get your kids on the path to good oral hygiene? Let us help! Read on to learn how to teach your kids to take good care of their teeth and more importantly, to enjoy doing so. How Can I Teach My Children to Brush Their Teeth? Once your kids are around…
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Use Your Dental Benefits Before You Lose Them

Posted on September 24, 2018 in Uncategorized

We can hardly believe it’s that time of year again, but yes—it’s time to use them or lose them! We’re talking about your dental benefits, of course. Because you’ve spent good money on your benefits, we want to make sure you are able to receive any dental treatment you may need before the new calendar…
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Signs You Need a Dental Crown

Posted on August 22, 2018 in Dental Procedures

Signs You Need a Dental Crown Crowns can be tricky. Unlike other dental problems you may experience, it can be really difficult to tell when a crown is called for. Fortunately, we can help. Read on to learn what a crown is, what the signs are you may need one, and how to know for…
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Why Regular Dental Cleanings Are Important

Posted on July 24, 2018 in General Dentistry

When it comes to dental checkups, some people think, “Why do today what I can put off until tomorrow?” If you’re one of them, no criticism. However, we do want you to know why it’s important to come in for your regular dental checkup.  Why Are Regular Dental Visits So Important? During a regular dental…
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Best Home Care Tips After a Tooth Extraction

Posted on June 28, 2018 in Dental Procedures, Oral Health Tips

While extractions have a bad rap, this may be one of the only times in your life when you’re “prescribed” ice cream—enjoy! That’s just one of our extraction aftercare tips regarding your diet. Keep reading to learn our other extraction aftercare recommendations so you can rest easy, knowing your extraction site is healing the way…
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