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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9 Ways to Relieve a Toothache While You Sleep

Posted on June 14, 2021 in Dental Procedures, General Dentistry

Having a toothache during the day can be a very painful experience. Having a toothache at night can create a completely different level of misery. Not only does the tooth hurt, but it can also keep you awake and, with fewer distractions, you’ll be more aware of the pain. Plus, you’ll have to find relief…
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Dental Bonding and Porcelain Veneers – Your Cosmetic Fix for a Better Smile

Posted on March 18, 2021 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Procedures

Your smile is the first thing people see. That initial impression makes a big difference in your social interactions, from the standpoint of others and as a driving factor in your general self-esteem and overall confidence. Of course, it does not much matter what others think; your self-worth is what counts. That is why having…
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Oral Cancer Screenings – An Important Part Of Your General Dental Checkup

Posted on December 11, 2020 in Dental Procedures, General Dentistry

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 Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Procedures

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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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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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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How to Make the Most of Your Dental Benefits Plan

Posted on October 1, 2019 in Dental Procedures, General Dentistry

The month of October has long been associated with everything pumpkin spice. As nice as pumpkin spice is, we’d like to change that association. How about instead, you think of October as “time to schedule my end-of-the-year dentist visit?” Keep reading to discover why it’s oh-so-important not to forget about your dentist during the final…
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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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