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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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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Meet Dr. Stephanie Henderson – Smile Hilliard’s Newest Dental Expert

Posted on April 25, 2018 in General Dentistry

THANK YOU to all of our wonderful patients who have trusted and supported Smile Hilliard over the last 3 ½ years! We are so proud to earn your loyalty, and as a result of this and the great work from our team, we keep growing! Introducing, Dr. Stephanie Henderson, Smile Hilliard’s new Associate Dentist! Dr. Rachel…
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Can Poor Oral Health Damage Your Overall Health?

Posted on February 19, 2018 in General Dentistry, Oral Health Tips

For many of us, proper oral health care is boring. Brushing and flossing aren’t the most engaging activities and some people can find it difficult to be motivated to practice good oral hygiene. If you’re one of these people, read on to learn why you should be taking these activities more seriously. What Is the…
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Dental Financing Series: What You Need to Know About Paying for Your Dental Care

Posted on December 11, 2017 in General Dentistry

The good news is that there are a number of different options to finance your dental treatment. The bad news is that unfortunately, more options tend to make things more confusing for patients! In this post, we’ll explain the differences between several financing options so you can make an educated decision about how to pay…
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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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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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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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