Tooth Sleuth!

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How Your San Diego Dental Detectives Can Determine the Proper Course of Action So you’ve got a toothache.  You are certain it’s inside one of your teeth somewhere inside your head. Beyond that, you’ve got so many other things on your plate that additional details have escaped you. After a quick call to Dianne at…

Dental Eyesight

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Using Dental Glasses to Keep Your Teeth Healthy We here at Hill & Schneidmiller DDS love to teach our patients about dentistry and some of the inner workings of our dental practice; not just for the sake of transparency, but also to broaden the horizons of all those who seek knowledge and would like to…

Music for Dental Ears

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 Possibly the most important of senses for a dentist to use is the sense of hearing.  Dr Hill and Dr Schneidmiller are particularly adept at listening to people.  Hearing what each person has to say, especially in the case of a toothache is tantamount to a proper diagnosis.  This can take some time, as most…

Children’s Dental Health Month

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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month! Every February, the American Dental Association or ADA sponsors National Children’s Dental Heath Month (NCDHM) in the United States to raise awareness of the importance of good oral health in children. The good people at the ADA reach out to millions of people living in communities all across the…

Becoming More Aware: Oral Cancer

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Many People Are Familiar with cancer awareness ribbons. Colors such as pink are associated with breast cancer and blue with prostate cancer. Because of increased awareness, more men and women are getting preventative screenings and diagnosing these diseases in early stages. Over the past 20 years, there have been many working to provide the same…

Oral Health and Weight Loss

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A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is the best prevention for illness and chronic disease. It can also be just as effective as any medicine a doctor could prescribe. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or simply live a healthy life, the good choices you’re making not only do wonders for your body and overall health, but they…

Celebrating our Moms

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WE WANT TO TAKE A MOMENT TO RECOGNIZE an important figure in all of our lives—our mothers! We’re grateful for all of the time, attention, and care our mothers provide for us throughout our upbringing and beyond. The positive impact they have is immeasurable and we want to express what they mean to us this…

Follow us!

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ARE YOU ON SOCIAL MEDIA? We are too. We know it might seem crazy to follow a healthcare provider on Facebook or Instagram, but we honestly treasure our relationships with you. We consider you friends, and we care about what’s going on in your lives! We are becoming more active on Facebook in order to…

Fun with Flags!

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Do you celebrate ‘Flag Day’ on June 14th every year? Of course, one might wave a flag or fly a flag, or even ‘flag’ someone in a particular direction. You might flag an item to point it out or mark it in order to find it later. Dr Hill and Dr Schneidmiller are in constant…

The Daily Grind

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MOST PEOPLE GRIND OR CLENCH their teeth for a moment when irritated. That level of tooth contact isn’t really something to worry about. It’s when it’s done far more often, even without realizing it (eg during sleep), that it can potentially become a serious problem. The medical term for this type of tooth-grinding is bruxism.…