Author Archive

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… - By Dr. Hoard

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… - By Dr. Hoard

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,… - By Dr. Hoard

Be Aware of Sugary Beverages

With the longer days and warmer weather many of us take to the outdoors. But with BBQs, family gatherings, and more physical activity comes sports drinks, sodas, and fruity cocktails. That means a huge upswing in sugar intake. Dr. Stephen… - By Dr. Hoard

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… - By Dr. Hoard

Replace Your Missing Teeth

If you are feeling defeated by your missing teeth, or overwhelmed by the idea of visiting the dentist, Dr. Stephen Hoard can help. With advances in modern dentistry, replacing missing teeth has become a standard in quality dentistry. Our New… - By Dr. Hoard

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… - By Dr. Hoard

Is Your Lifestyle Staining Your Teeth?

Dissatisfaction with discolored teeth is the leading dental cosmetic concern at our New Bern, NC dentist office. A routine dental procedure, teeth whitening can offer patients an enhanced, confident smile. Understanding what causes tooth discoloration can help prevent further discoloration,… - By Dr. Hoard

Dr. Hoard Helps Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors

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… - By Dr. Hoard

Can Pumpkin Lattes Destroy Your Teeth?

It’s fall, which means Halloween- and everything pumpkin! October kick starts the beginning of several months of sugary holiday celebrations. Often times as adults, we do not even realize how much added sugar we are consuming, especially in our beverages.… - By Dr. Hoard