Treatment Options for Tooth Decay

Posted on January 11, 2022 in General Dentistry, Oral Health Tips

A perfect smile is more than just a way for you to light up a room. It is also the gateway to your overall health, wellness, and self-confidence. Depending on a variety of factors including genetics, medication side effects, and overall habits, some people experience tooth decay. If you’ve ever had a cavity or tooth…
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Who Should Perform Your Dental Implant Surgery?

Posted on December 7, 2021 in Dental Procedures

Missing one or more teeth due to injury, age, or a medical condition is quite common, and living with missing teeth can be a struggle. It not only hinders a person’s ability to eat, drink, and speak normally, but it can also alter a person’s physical appearance, lead to the deterioration of the jawbone, and…
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What Is the Best Teeth Whitening Product Available?

Posted on November 8, 2021 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

What’s keeping you from sharing your grin with the world? Many individuals feel self-conscious about showing off their teeth due to staining. In fact, it is an incredibly common problem of which many are looking for a solution. The good news is that the issue is fixable. Whether you’re dealing with years of coffee stains…
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Smile Hilliard Becomes a Neighborhood Favorite

Posted on November 3, 2021 in Dental News

Smile Hilliard is thrilled to share the news that we have been selected as a Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite for 2021! Nextdoor is known for bringing neighbors and communities together, and we’re glad to be a part of those neighborhoods. Dr. Sanyk and her team of dental professionals always strives to go above and beyond for our…
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Health Savings Account (HSA) or a Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA)

Posted on October 27, 2021 in Dental Insurance

HSA and FSA Accounts Many patients wonder if they are able to use a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) to help pay the cost of their dental treatment. Rest assured that the answer to this question is YES! But what exactly are these two payment methods? Both accounts allow you…
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Dental Veneers: Pros And Cons

Posted on October 12, 2021 in Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental veneers can improve the cosmetic appeal of your smile. These wafer-thin, custom-made caps hide embarrassing imperfections and restore your confidence. As with many dental procedures, there are benefits and drawbacks to dental veneers. Understanding these pros and cons can help you decide if dental veneers are right for you. There are two main types…
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Types of Dental Benefits Plans

Posted on September 28, 2021 in Dental Insurance

There are three main types of dental benefits plans. The first two are considered traditional insurance coverage: Dental Maintenance Organization (DMO) plans and Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan. The first is typically lower cost for the consumer, while the second allows a patient more control over their dental care. The third type, Dental Discount Plans,…
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Chipped or Broken Tooth Treatment & Repair

Posted on September 14, 2021 in Dental Procedures

Have you ever had a chipped or broken tooth? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of people have this dental problem every single year. Luckily, there are a few different treatment options. Whether caused by an injury or while eating, experiencing a chipped or broken tooth is completely normal. Depending on the severity of the…
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Common Dental Insurance Questions

Posted on August 23, 2021 in Dental Insurance

Do You Take My Insurance? One of the most common questions we get is if we “take” or “accept” a patient’s insurance. Smile Hilliard is able to accept any Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) dental benefit plan that allows you to select the dental provider of your choice. If you have a PPO plan, we can…
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Oral Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and More

Posted on August 10, 2021 in General Dentistry, Oral Cancer

In 2021, experts say 54,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer. This is a medical condition that involves cancerous tissues in the mouth and throat. Oral cancer can happen in the gums, tongue, tonsils, and other areas of the mouth. Luckily, there are a number of treatment options for this condition, and there are…
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