Meet Dr. Hoard

“When it comes to your oral health and the smile you’ve always wanted, there are many options available. I know it can be difficult to make the right decision about your teeth. With so much confusion about the “best treatment”, it is my goal to provide sound clinical advice that you can use to improve your oral health and give you a smile that is easy to maintain, comfortable, and lasts a long time.” – J. Stephen Hoard, DDS
For over 21 years, Dr. Hoard has devoted his career to helping individuals achieve the smile of their dreams and maintain excellent oral health. He is dedicated to ongoing professional education and is a teacher at the Dawson Academy where he teaches other dentists the latest advancements in restorative and comprehensive dentistry.
Dr. Hoard has perfected a variety of dental treatments including, dental crowns, dental bridges, dental implants, and porcelain veneers. His skill and artistry allows him to replace cracked, worn, and missing teeth to create smiles that look natural, feel comfortable and last for years.
Dr. Hoard attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, for both undergraduate and graduate dental studies. He is a sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the North Carolina Dental Society. He also is a charter member of the New Bern chapter of the Seattle Study club for dentists. In Dr. Hoard’s spare time, he enjoys boating, golfing, and spending time with his wife Tina and two daughters, Lake and Nicole.