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Cause and Prevention of Tooth Discoloration with Aging

With the advent of teeth whitening, it seems as though you can’t turn on the television or open a magazine without seeing a gleaming white smile staring back at you. White teeth have become such a common cosmetic dental treatment… - By Dr. Hoard

Defeat Teeth Grinding Once And For All

Life often throws us curveballs and demands as we deal with stressful situation after stressful situation. With the constant stress facing many patients as a result of our busy lives, it is no surprise that bruxism, better known as teeth… - By Dr. Hoard

Why Floss Your Teeth Daily?

We all listen carefully during our routine dental visits to the oral hygiene tips that New Bern dentist Dr. Stephen Hoard and his staff offer aimed at preventing tooth decay and other dental problems. We commit to a healthy daily… - By Dr. Hoard

Restorative Dentistry And Your Oral Health

New Bern dentist Dr. Hoard is a highly trained restorative dentist with many hours of post graduate education in the diagnosis and treatment of complex dental problems. He seeks to identify underlying oral health issues through comprehensive evaluation of all… - By Dr. Hoard

Oral Cancer Awareness Month With Dr. Hoard Of New Bern

Oral cancer is a growing health concern with cases rising annually around the globe. Although there are several contributing factors, one of the most important is the lack of routine screening. Sadly, a large percentage of diagnosed cases are late… - By Dr. Hoard

What is Bruxism?

Do you wake up with frequent headaches, jaw pain, and have worn or chipped teeth? Many people grind their teeth while sleeping and during stressful situations. It is also common in athletes during intense times of play. In many it… - By Dr. Hoard

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 dentist, including Dr. Hoard recommend that children begin routine dental visits around… - By Dr. Hoard

Quit Smoking for Your Dental Health Too!

We are all aware of the harmful effects of smoking on our bodies but did you realize how damaging tobacco can be on your teeth? As if the threat of cancer and heart disease wasn’t enough to make you finally… - By Dr. Hoard