New Bern NC Dentist Blog

Do I Need a Tooth Extraction?

Patients who have damaged, infected, or overcrowded teeth benefit from a tooth extraction. Many patients may fear this procedure because they think it will be overly painful. However, we use anesthesia for a pain-free procedure. We treat patients with care…

How to Improve Your Gum Health

Healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy smile. When the gums are diseased or damaged, it can affect the overall health and function of your teeth. Dr. Stephen Hoard is a New Bern, NC dentist that understands the importance…

How to Treat Bruxism

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a common condition that occurs among 10% of adults. Teeth grinding is generally the result of stress and anxiety, and is often paired with a clenched jaw. Patients who have an abnormal bite…

Dr. Stephen Hoard Patient Reviews

Dr. Stephen Hoard is New Bern, NC dentist that is dedicated to ensuring that patients have long-lasting oral health. You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Hoard and his team on his website or by calling (252) 507-0373. Learn what…

Why is Oral Health Important?

Not receiving the appropriate routine or even restorative dental care can greatly impact your oral health. Dr. J. Stephen Hoard and his New Bern, NC dental team want their patients to maintain their teeth and gums even during the quarantine.…

Oral Health and Diet

It is important to remember to maintain your oral and physical health during this difficult time. Dr. Stephen Hoard is a New Bern, NC dentist that is passionate about the health and safety of his patients. You can call his…

Teeth Whitening with Dr. Hoard in New Bern, NC

Life is full of big moments - moments when you’ll want to look and feel your best. Perhaps you’re about to walk down the aisle to your “happily ever after”? Maybe you have an interview coming up for the big…

Porcelain Veneers Can Refresh Your Smile

As we age, our teeth begin to suffer wear and tear such as cracks, gaps, chips, discoloration, and misalignments. These little flaws can make us feel anxious about showing our teeth and maybe we don’t smile as often as we…

Am I A Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are rising in popularity as a treatment for patients that are missing or have damaged teeth due to infection, decay, or injury. Dental implants restore the appearance and use of your smile, while also preserving and promoting your…

Get the Most Out of Your Insurance Benefits Before 2020

Many insurance plans include stipulations that try to shift the cost of dental care back onto you. However, the end of the year provides an opportunity for you to get the most out of your insurance providers. If you want…