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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…

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…

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…

What is Gingivitis?

Gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease, is both treatable and preventable with routine dental visits to New Bern dentist Dr. Hoard. Left untreated, gum disease can silently compromise a patient’s oral health and even lead to tooth loss. Most…

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…

How do I know if I have TMJ? | New Bern, NC

Could you be suffering with TMJ? Frequent headaches, jaw pain, ear pain and a popping jaw that can make chewing difficult are all possible symptoms of a temporomandibular disorder (TMD), usually referred to as TMJ. Patients who suffer from any…

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…