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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Smile Hilliard: What Makes Us Different?

Posted on April 25, 2017 in Dental Procedures, General Dentistry

You might have driven past us or seen us on Facebook; maybe you’re looking for a new dentist and are considering our office. You might be wondering – what makes Smile Hilliard different from the other dentists in town? We all know that there are many options from which to choose. Luckily, there are distinct…
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Are You In Need Of Dental Care But Don’t Have Insurance?

Posted on February 20, 2017 in General Dentistry

People without dental insurance tend to go a long time between dental checkups. Unfortunately, this leads to an increased risk of tooth decay, a greater number of cavities, and the likelihood of developing gum disease. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. If you don’t have dental insurance, Smile Hilliard’s Membership Club can provide…
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Why You Should Start 2017 With a Dental Visit

Posted on January 23, 2017 in General Dentistry

A new year, a new you—right? Perhaps you’ve started a weight loss program, organized your finances, or decided this will be the year you finally take that dream trip to Italy. If so, congratulations! We applaud you on your efforts. In addition, we’d like to remind you of something no less important than eating your…
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Can a Video Selfie Help Your Toothbrushing Technique?

Posted on October 20, 2016 in General Dentistry

Unfortunately, many people aren’t great brushers—oftentimes they rush through the process, brush too hard, or fail to brush all surfaces of their teeth. However, there is some evidence that by taking a video selfie while brushing, people’s technique often improves. What Research has been done on Video Selfies & Brushing? In a recent study of…
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What To Do When You Have A Dental Emergency

Posted on July 18, 2016 in General Dentistry, Oral Health Tips

According to a recent survey, most Americans are unprepared to handle a dental emergency. Here at Smile Hilliard, we’d like to change that. While we hope that you never experience a dental emergency, we want you to feel that should one occur, you’ll know just what to do (hint: call us immediately!). Read on for…
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5 Ways a Custom Athletic Mouthguard Protects Your Student Athlete

Posted on September 25, 2015 in General Dentistry

Custom athletic mouthguards are made to protect children from terrible dental injuries that occur in sports. As with other protective gear, some are better than others. At Smile Hilliard, we make getting custom mouthguards fun and easy so that your child has the best sports protective gear the industry has to offer. Dr. Sanyk is…
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4 Myths That Keep People From Seeing The Dentist

Posted on August 25, 2015 in General Dentistry

What is it that is keeping you from going to the dentists on a regular basis? Is it nervousness, anxiety or time consuming? Well, whatever your reasoning may be, there is no excuse worthy of letting your teeth suffer from poor dental hygiene. The following “excuses” for not seeing the dentist for routine checkups are…
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