Meet J. Stephen Hoard, DDS: Your Dentist in New Bern, NC
Your overall health and well-being drives Dr. Hoard’s passion for dentistry. His personal goal is to help everyone of his patient’s enjoy oral heath that is disease free with smiles that look beautiful and feel great.
Patient care runs deep and started at home for Steve. His father, who is also a dentist in Steve’s hometown of Tarboro, NC and where Steve practiced for three years before relocating to New Bern, NC in 1991 to open a private practice, influenced his compassion for others. His professional training started at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and continued with the Dawson Academy where he has been a faculty member since 2004. There he was recognized in 2019 as a “Steve Miller Teaching Assistant of the Year” to reward his contribution to the advanced study of dentistry to other practicing dentists. Steve continues his pursuit of dental excellence through his involvement as a Seattle Study Club director and membership with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, North Caroline Dental Society, and the local Craven-Pamlico-Jones Dental Society.
Steve married his lovely wife Tina in 1991 and has 2 daughters; Nicole, who makes 3 dentists in the family, and Lake, who works for the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoys family time on the beach as well as boating, golfing, and enjoying life. And he still makes time for the community as a member of the Rotary International and Garber Methodist Church.
Dental Career Experience
Relying on over 31 years of experience in the field of dentistry and a commitment to ongoing professional education, Dr. Hoard has perfected a variety of dental treatments including, crowns, bridges, implants, and veneers. His adept ability to replace cracked, worn, and missing teeth allows him to create smiles that last.
Dental Training & Education
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.
From J. Stephen 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.”
In Dr. Hoard’s spare time, he enjoys boating, golfing, and spending time with his wife Tina and two daughters, Lake and Nicole.