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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Best Home Care Tips After a Tooth Extraction

Posted on June 28, 2018 in Dental Procedures, Oral Health Tips

While extractions have a bad rap, this may be one of the only times in your life when you’re “prescribed” ice cream—enjoy! That’s just one of our extraction aftercare tips regarding your diet. Keep reading to learn our other extraction aftercare recommendations so you can rest easy, knowing your extraction site is healing the way…
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Ways Your Smile Can Benefit From a Night Guard

Posted on May 21, 2018 in Oral Health Tips

There are many different reasons we recommend night guards for patients. Not only do they protect your smile, but they also make it easier for you to sleep well at night. But that’s just the beginning! Read on to learn all the benefits of a dental night guard. 1. Prevent Pain If you experience jaw…
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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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What Kind of Toothpaste Is Right for Me?

Posted on January 10, 2018 in Uncategorized

Do you feel overwhelmed in the toothpaste aisle? With the vast number of different toothpaste options on the market, that feeling isn’t uncommon. Read on to learn how you should select toothpaste the next time you visit the supermarket. What Should I Look for in a Toothpaste? The answer is that there is no one…
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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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