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Hill Family Dentistry

Our office strives to be a quality, family-oriented dental practice. We've worked hard to build an exceptional team of dedicated, caring and experienced professionals committed to the dental health of you and your family.

At Hill Family Dentistry, your comfort and confidence are just as important as your teeth. That's why we take great care of both the smile and the person behind it. Our mission is to provide the highest quality dentistry and patient care available from a dentist in Gainesville. We offer a full range of treatment options that can be personalized to meet your unique needs and expectations.

To learn more, check out the rest of our website for helpful practice information, including dentist bios, service details, patient education resources and directions to our Gainesville office. We want your first visit to be more about getting to know you and less about paperwork, so we recommend printing the new patient forms and completing them in advance of your initial appointment.

Our services include:

We always welcome new patients of every age. Whether you are new to Gainesville or seeking an improved dental experience, we invite you to call our office for additional information.

EXPERIENCE AND INNOVATION

MISSION: HEALTHY BEAUTIFUL SMILES

VISION:

  • We want to form a partnership that begins with understanding your goals.
  • We want to create a total experience that exceeds your expectations.
  • We want to be your family’s dental home where:
    • your questions are answered.
    • your satisfaction is foremost.
    • your needs are met.

VALUES:

  • We believe in excellent dentistry based on mutual trust.
  • We believe in achieving your complete confidence through two·way communication.
  • We believe we will meet or exceed your expectations.
  • We believe in listening to you and understanding what you want.
  • We believe in our experience and technical expertise to know exactly what you need.
  • We believe in a comfortable environment to help you maintain optimum dental health.
  • We believe in an honest discussion of fees that are transparent and affordable.
  • We believe in continuing education to constantly improve your treatment outcomes.

OBJECTIVES:

  • PREVENTION: Promote oral health through hygiene and education.
  • FUNCTION: Resolve urgent dental needs first to restore proper function.
  • RESTORATION: Treat dental trauma and pathology to achieve complete oral health.
  • COSMETICS: Create smiles that sparkle.
  • WE WANT TO BE YOUR LIFETIME DENTAL HOME

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Cara Clark Hill DMD
    Doctor

    Dr. Cara Clark Hill has been practicing general dentistry since 2010 after graduating from University of Florida College of Dentistry. She joined our practice in January 2015. She is a native of Bartow, FL and fell in love with the Gainesville area during dental school

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  • Cindy
    Dental Assistant and Receptionist

    Cindy has over 20 years of experience as a dental assistant and receptionist. She is the front office manager of Hill Family Dentistry, and will assist with your appointments, insurance, and financial needs.

  • Tammy
    Dental Assistant

    Tammy has over 20 years experience as a dental assistant and receptionist. She helps manage patient care with Dr. Hill.

  • Millie
    Dental Hygienist and Assistant

    Millie has over 20 years experience as a dental hygienist and dental assistant. She is one of our caring, experienced dental hygienists, and will assist with all of your preventive and hygiene needs.

  • June
    Dental Hygienist

    June has over 20 years experience as a dental hygienist. She has a passion for educating patients and also teaches at Santa Fe College in their dental hygiene program.

Featured Articles

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  • Invisalign®

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  • Veneers

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  • Fillings

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  • Sealants

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Introduction

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  • Your First Dental Visit

    Your first dental visit promises to be a pleasant experience. Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment. This ...

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Gainesville Office

Monday:

8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Every other Monday)

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm