Frequently Asked Questions

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Curious about dental care? Discover the answers you seek right here

At Hildreth Dental, we embark on the path of oral health alongside you. We’ve curated a comprehensive guide fueled by the most frequently asked questions from our patients, ensuring you encounter dentistry delivered with compassion and care.

How can I take care of my dental health at home?

Achieving optimal dental health at home is within your reach by following these expert recommendations:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day using fluoride toothpaste.
  • Floss daily to remove plaque and food particles from between teeth and along the gum line.
  • Incorporate mouthwash into your routine to eliminate bacteria and freshen your breath.
  • Limit consumption of sugary and acidic foods and drinks.
  • Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months or sooner if the bristles are worn out.
  • Attend your regular dental cleanings and check-ups to maintain your oral well-being.

Take charge of your dental health by embracing these habits and enjoy a confident smile.

What diet promotes healthy teeth?

Follow these dietary tips:

  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and minerals.
  • Limit sugary, acidic foods and drinks that can cause tooth decay and enamel erosion.
  • Stay hydrated with water to rinse away food particles and stimulate saliva production.
  • Include calcium-rich foods like dairy products, leafy greens, almonds, and fortified foods.
  • Choose teeth-friendly snacks such as cheese, yogurt, nuts, and crunchy vegetables.
  • Minimize frequent snacking to reduce prolonged acid exposure.
  • Maintain good oral hygiene by brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting your dentist regularly.
  • Remember, a healthy diet complements proper oral hygiene and regular dental care.

What payment options do you offer?

Hildreth Dental strives to make the payment process straightforward and accommodating. Here are the payment options available:

  • Insurance: If you have insurance, we’ll handle the claim processing and work to maximize your benefits.
  • In-House Discount Plan: We provide a competitive in-house discount plan to help you save on treatment costs.
  • Prepayment Savings: Take advantage of savings by prepaying for services.
  • Short-Term Payment Plans: We offer flexible short-term in-office payment plans to assist with managing your expenses.
  • New Patient Special: Get your first visit for just $200. Includes 3D x-rays, dental examination, and teeth cleaning.
  • Accepted Payment Methods: We accept credit cards, cash, and personal checks and offer long-term financing options through CareCredit and Sunbit.

For any further inquiries, please feel free to call us at (770) 424-1705. We are here to assist you with any payment-related questions.

Why is it important to visit the dentist?

Regular dental visits play a pivotal role in safeguarding your smile. By addressing dental problems early on, such as cavities and gum disease, you can fortify your teeth and ensure a radiant, confident smile for years to come.

What’s included in a routine dental visit?

Our 90-minute appointments include:

  • Review of your dental and medical health history
  • Complete set of X-rays
  • Gentle teeth cleaning and thorough exam
  • Discussion of treatment options and future care

What are the early signs of dental problems?

Early signs of dental problems can include:

If you notice any of these symptoms, it’s important to prioritize your oral health and schedule a dental check-up immediately.

Why is it important to visit the dentist?

Regular dental visits play a pivotal role in safeguarding your smile. By addressing dental problems early on, such as cavities and gum disease, you can fortify your teeth and ensure a radiant, confident smile for years to come.

How often should I see the dentist?

There’s no universal rule for oral health. Typically, we recommend scheduling preventive visits twice a year. However, if you’re grappling with periodontal or dental concerns, our expert advice may steer you towards more frequent visits.

How can I make an appointment?

To schedule a visit, please reach us at (770) 424-1705 or fill out our request appointment form. Once you contact us, we’ll gather the necessary information and provide you with a medical application form to bring along on the day of your appointment.

Where is your office located?

Our office is located right off of Cobb Parkway behind the BB&T Bank at 2430 Powell Place NW Kennesaw, GA 30144.

What sets your office apart from other dental offices?

We’ve designed a patient experience that stands out from other Kennesaw dentists. Here you’ll find top-rated service, a team who remembers your name, and empathetic support when you’re feeling anxious. We’ll clearly explain everything so you know exactly what to expect.

Can you help me with a dental emergency?

Yes! We offer comprehensive emergency dental services. Give us a call at (770) 424-1705, and tell us what’s bothering you. We’ll offer advice for relieving pain and schedule you for an appointment ASAP. Our goal is to get you back to your normal self as quickly as possible.

Do you do cosmetic dentistry?

At Hildreth Dental, our dentists are proud to deliver exceptional cosmetic dentistry services focused on improving the health and beauty of your teeth. From teeth whitening to veneers and total smile makeovers, we use advanced technology to help you achieve the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted.

What technology do you offer at your office?

Modern equipment like 3D cone beam imaging and 3Shape TRIOS digital scanning makes for easier treatments and better results.

Do you do restorative dentistry?

Restorative dental treatments are Dr. Hildreth’s bread and butter. He’s completed countless hours of training in the fields of complex reconstructive and restorative dentistry and implant placement and restoration. Dr. Hildreth is passionate about helping your smile be the best it can be!

What are your teeth whitening options?

We provide two effective teeth whitening options to brighten your smile:

  • In-Office Zoom Whitening Treatments: Experience the power of our professional-grade whitening treatment performed in our office. This procedure utilizes advanced technology to efficiently remove stains and discoloration, giving you noticeably whiter teeth in a single visit.
  • Take-Home Professional Whitening: We offer professional-grade take-home whitening kits if you prefer the convenience of whitening your teeth at home. These kits include custom-fitted trays and professional-strength whitening gel, allowing you to achieve a brighter smile at your own pace and in the comfort of your home.

Bill C.

I’ve been a patient for 12yrs. I’ve always been taking care. The staff has always been wonderful. I look forward to being a patient for the next 12yrs.


Our Kennesaw Dentist Office


2430 Powell Place NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
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Our office is located right off of Cobb Parkway behind the BB&T Bank.


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