Why do I wake up with a headache?

Did you know that if you suffer from daily headaches, they may be related to your dental health? If you wake up with headaches nearly every morning and find little relief from over the counter pain medications,  you may have …
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Test Your Oral Health Knowledge

How much do you know about oral health? Dr. Stephen Hoard is an experienced dentist in New Bern, NC who is dedicated to patient education, preventive dental care, and healthy smiles. To educate patients on healthier oral habits, we encourage you to …
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Treating Broken Teeth in New Bern, NC

As a highly trained dentist, Dr. Stephen Hoard has extensive experience treating a wide range of dental concerns. As a Dawson Academy trained dentist, Dr. Hoard never over treats his patients. Dr. Hoard takes the time to examine the entire masticatory …
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Tips To Help Cope With Dental Fear

Dealing with dental fear can be a tough situation to deal with. Dental fear also inhibits patients from receiving the dental care they need. Dr. Stephen Hoard understands dental fear can be a debilitating issue and works closely with patients …
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The Importance Of Flossing

Are you flossing? If your answer is no, you are not alone. Many patients forget to floss or don’t understand the importance of daily flossing. Like brushing, flossing helps remove bacteria and debris that is left in the mouth after …
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Revamp Your Smile

Do you ever find yourself covering your mouth when you smile? Are you self-conscious of chips, cracks or discoloration that disrupt the aesthetics of your smile? If you are looking for a way to revamp your beautiful smile, New Bern, …
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Happy National Dentist Day!

Happy National Dentist Day! We are so excited to celebrate with all our amazing patients. If you want to join the celebration you can schedule your 6 month check up with our dentist Dr. Stephen Hoard. Our New Bern, NC …
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Why Do Gums Bleed?

If your gums are bleeding you may have scratched your gums on crunchy food or you may have flossed too vigorously. As long as the bleeding is minimal and does not occur frequently, there is little need for any concern. …
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What Is Preventative Dentistry?

What is preventative dentistry? Preventative dentistry is the act of maintaining the health of your gums and teeth through education, early diagnosis and proper oral hygiene. The goal of preventative dentistry is to prevent the development of advanced oral health …
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Dr. Hoard Helps Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors Through Give Back a Smile


New Bern, NC — More than five million individuals are affected by domestic violence each year in the U.S. and Canada, and local dentist Dr. Stephen Hoard is helping heal the effects by participating in the American Academy of Cosmetic …
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