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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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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Tips for Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month and we would like to bring your awareness to your children’s teeth and the importance of keeping them strong and healthy. Family dentists, including Dr. Hoard recommend that children begin routine dental visits around the …
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Say goodbye to sensitive teeth with these tips and tricks

Now that winter has arrived in New Bern, NC, you may find yourself wincing in pain from the cold air touching your teeth. You may also experience a similar feeling when eating ice cream, drinking hot chocolate, or simply brushing …
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Dr. Hoard is a Dawson trained dentist practicing complete dentistry.

New Bern general and cosmetic dentist Dr. Hoard seeks to provide the best possible dental care and treatment to his dental patients in a compassionate and comprehensive manner. He offers the range of dentistry services necessary to address everything from …
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A healthy diet is also good for your dental health!

We all know that good nutrition is important for maintaining a healthy weight, boosting the immune system and reducing the risk of many health issues. But eating healthy can also help you maintain good oral health! Drinking water and choosing …
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New Bern cosmetic and family dentist provides oral hygiene tips!

Family and cosmetic dentist, Dr. Stephen Hoard, educates his patients on the long term value of regular preventive dental care and good oral hygiene habits between visits. Maintaining your dental health is an important part of a healthy life! Recent …
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National Children’s Dental Health Month is here! | New Bern, NC

During the month of February we want to take a moment to consider the importance of keeping your child’s teeth strong and healthy- even their primary, or “baby” teeth. Dr. Hoard, a cosmetic and family dentist in New Bern, recommends …
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Start the new year with a healthy smile! | Dr. Hoard, New Bern

The start of a new year is a great time to restore your oral health with a preventive care visit to Dr. Hoard, a general and cosmetic dentist in the New Bern area, or to consider that “smile makeover” you …
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