What Is the Best Teeth Whitening Product Available

Posted on May 20, 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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5 Tips When Brushing Teeth

Posted on April 19, 2021 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Oral Health Tips

Brushing your teeth seems simple enough, but you could be doing it wrong. Common mistakes include: Selecting the wrong toothbrush Brushing too quickly Avoiding the tongue Forgetting to brush the gumline Keeping a toothbrush too long Brushing back and forth only, and Brushing right after eating If any of these sound like something you’re doing…
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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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Can Adults Benefit from Dental Sealants?

Posted on February 18, 2021 in Dental Technology

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 Kid's Dentistry, Oral Health Tips

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 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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Get The Dazzling White Smile You’ve Always Dreamed Of

Posted on October 19, 2020 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

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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