• Start your kids on the right foot by getting them in the habit of visiting the dentist. Here at Hoodview Dental, we take pride in providing a kid-friendly environment. Gone are the days of being scared of going to the dentist. We provide a welcoming environment for both kids and adults to feel [...]

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    Straight teeth are something many of us seek, but do you really want to deal with metal braces to get that perfect smile? Food gets stuck in them and they can take away from your professional appearance. Maybe you’ve already gone through having traditional metal braces but over the years - [...]

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    Kings, queens, princes, and princesses might wear crowns, but many common folks wear them as well on a daily basis. While royalty wears their crowns on their heads, the rest of the world wears different kinds of crowns on our teeth.  Dental crowns are like little caps for your teeth. [...]

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    Why should you love your smile? According to a 2019 paper published in Psychological Bulletin, smiling can make people feel happier.  A team of psychologists from Texas A&M and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville used data from 138 studies that had over 11,000 participants. They [...]

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    When you visit us at Hoodview Dental, we like to make sure your oral health is in top shape. To do so, we will want to take pictures of the inside of your mouth to keep on file so we can track your progress, or regression, over time. To achieve this we don’t use a polaroid or camera phone. [...]

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    Your oral microbiome may be more important than genetics regarding whether or not you’ll develop periodontitis. Periodontitis is an intense infection of the gums that can cause tooth loss. This bacterial infection causes the supporting structures that hold the teeth in place to become weak [...]

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    Do you hate the sound of a dental drill? Does the pain that comes from traditional dental drilling leave you running for anesthesia? Are you tired of being pricked by needles of novocaine? Well, say hello to Solea, the pain-free dental laser that replaces the traditional dental drill.  [...]

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    At some point in most people’s lives their third set of molars - or wisdom teeth - will erupt through their gums and be visible by the human eye. Another set of teeth, all the better to eat with, right? Well, not exactly. That extra pair of molars on your top and bottom jaw can wreak havoc on[...]

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    Walk down the toothbrush aisle and you’ll be bombarded by a vast array of options. From hard to soft and electric to manual there are many things to consider. And all the companies out there don’t make it easier on you. Here are a few things to consider when picking out your next [...]

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    You just woke up. The sun has barely begun to shine. You make your way to the bathroom to brush your teeth. After loading up your toothbrush you get to work going back and forth over your teeth - front, back, sides, repeat. But how long do you really stand there brushing your teeth? 30 seconds?[...]

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