Can Adults Benefit from Dental Sealants?

Posted on February 18, 2021 in Uncategorized

Protecting your teeth is so important, especially when it comes to combating dreadful cavities. Brushing and flossing each day (multiple times per day) is a great start in terms of overall oral care. Additionally, seeing your dentist twice per year for your general dental checkups is a must. Follow up with additional visits when something…
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Teaching Kids About Oral Health – Starting Young Leads To A Lifetime Of Good Habits

Posted on January 20, 2021 in Uncategorized

Oral health is important no matter your age, and when kids are taught to develop good oral hygiene practices at a young age, they get a smart start towards success.  Parents and caregivers have the responsibility to lead by example and explain why good oral health practices are essential. The earlier this conversation begins, the…
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Oral Cancer Screenings – An Important Part Of Your General Dental Checkup

Posted on December 11, 2020 in Uncategorized

During your regular dental checkup twice yearly, the Smile Hilliard team takes great pride in covering all the bases. We do a thorough examination, which includes an oral cancer screening. You may not have known that your dental checkup involves this routine screening, but the importance is significant in catching the early signs of the…
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Is Dental Bonding Right for You?

Posted on November 12, 2020 in Uncategorized

You deserve a smile that speaks volumes. Your smile is the first thing people notice when they encounter you, so make that impression one they remember fondly!  Those with a less-than-desirable smile can make considerable improvements without an invasive or expensive solution. Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure that is relatively quick, painless, and results…
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Get The Dazzling White Smile You’ve Always Dreamed Of

Posted on October 19, 2020 in Uncategorized

Your smile is the first thing people see when they encounter you, so when your teeth are pearly white, it makes quite the impression. Dull, yellow, or stained teeth may be common, but they are not nearly as attractive as a dazzling white smile. Have you always wanted a smile you’re proud to show off?…
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How to Relieve Pain Caused by Sensitive Teeth

Posted on July 23, 2020 in General Dentistry, Oral Health Tips

If the thought of biting into an ice cream cone fills you with dread, you’re not alone. As many as 1 in 8 people experience teeth sensitivity, and unfortunately, this condition can create a lot of discomfort—especially when the teeth are exposed to air, cold, or certain types of foods. However, the good news is…
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What Is Root Canal Therapy?

Root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years and are generally thought of as horrible, painful procedures. In fact, this misconception is so widespread that it’s almost comical. Yet ironically enough, nothing could be further from the truth! While decades ago root canals may have been horrible affairs, a lot has changed in…
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Our COVID-19 Update

Posted on April 24, 2020 in Uncategorized

The emergence of COVID-19 has presented us all with unprecedented challenges, leaving us a bit uncertain as to how or when life will return to normal. As you know, all of us at Smile Hilliard are passionate about your oral health and how it relates to overall health. We want to let you know that…
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What Are Dental Veneers?

Have you ever had your picture taken only to be disappointed in your smile when you see it?  Are your teeth stained, misshapen, or disproportionate? Fortunately, dental veneers can come to the rescue! Read on to learn what they are, why you might want them, and how to schedule your veneers consultation.   So, What Exactly…
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How to Improve Teeth and Gums in 2020

Posted on January 8, 2020 in Dental Procedures, Oral Health Tips

Did you set a New Year’s resolution this year? If so, did it involve your oral hygiene? Aha! We thought not. The good news is that it isn’t too late to set goals for 2020 about how you care for your teeth and gums. For help with this endeavor, read on to learn some of…
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