Birmingham Dentist talks teeth grinding

Do you wake up in the morning with headaches?  Does your jaw feel tight?  Do you feel like you may have been fighting in your sleep and that someone punched you in the face?  Tooth grinding and jaw clenching may be the answer to why you are experiencing those things in the morning. Because grinding often occurs during sleep, most people are unaware that they grind their teeth. However, a dull, constant headache or sore jaw is a telltale symptom […]

Birmingham, AL dentist replaces teeth

Are you tired of showing that gummy smile or covering your mouth when you laugh?  Are you ready to eat steak and other things that you just cannot enjoy without teeth?  Dentures may be your answer.  Dentures or false teeth are a removable appliance that is used to replace teeth. A denture can replace all of your teeth (complete denture) or it can replace a few teeth that are missing (partial denture).   Dentures are supported by the bone that was previously used to […]

Ask Dr. Hill

Hello everyone, Each month I will have a question submitted to me by one of my patients as my blog entry.  I hope that you find these questions and answers useful. This month we had this question submitted: Good morning, Dr. Hill, I have a quick question. I recently completed a dental form at your office and the form asked when was the date of my last Oral Cancer screening.  Is this a standard screening done in your office as […]

Dr. Hill helps sensitive teeth

Have you ever have that sharp pain that hits whenever you drink something cold? You may have one tooth or several teeth that are sensitive to temperature change.  Here are some causes of tooth sensitivity and some ways to relieve it: 1. The tooth has a cavity. one of the tell-tale signs of a cavity is sensitivity to cold and to sweets.  A visit to the dentist and x-ray will determine if a cavity is the cause of the sensitivity you are […]

Birmingham,AL dentist teeth cleaning myths

There are several reasons that a person may be afraid to see the dentist.  One way to decrease the possibility of having extensive dental work done is to make sure you see the dentist for a routine dental exam and cleaning.  Having a routine dental exam and cleaning is a preventive used to prevent cavities or to catch any problems going on in your mouth before they get too bad.  Most people should have an exam and cleaning every 6 months.  […]

Birmingham,AL reasons to see dentist

In my experience of being a dentist in Birmingham, AL I have found these are the most tell-tale signs of needing to see a dentist 1.     Your teeth feel dirty If you feel like your toothbrush isn’t getting the job done then it may be time for a professional cleaning and examination. 2.     You have bad breath There are several things that can cause bad breath or halitosis.  Your dentist can fully access your oral cavity and determine what may be the […]

Hours & Location

Contemporary Smiles Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is the best dentist office in the Birmingham, AL area. Dr. Hill and her family dentist team located in Hoover, AL are rated #1 by their patients for making smiles look good while making patients feel comfortable. 2503 John Hawkins Parkway Suite 101, Hoover, Alabama Phone 1 (205) 987-7044 Email Mon: 8:00 am-5:00 pm Tue: 10:00 am-7:00 pm Wed: 8:30 am-5:30 pm Thurs: 8:00 am-5:00 pm Sat: 8:00 am-12:00 pm (One Saturday per […]

Our Services

Dr. Hill has provided comprehensive dental care to thousands of families. Our patients come from around the block as well as surrounding counties to experience the warm, personal care we provide. As we help you obtain optimum oral health and work together to help reach your goals, we offer the latest and best dental treatment including: Bonding Bonding is performed to close spaces between your teeth, improve the appearance of tooth alignment, restore chipped areas, or for other cosmetic purposes. […]

Dr.Monique Hill

Dr. Monique P. Hill spent her early life in Detroit, Michigan. As a teenager, her family relocated to Hoover, Alabama. She was a member of Hoover High School’s class of 1999. Dr. Hill completed her undergraduate studies in 2003 at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University where she received a B.S. in Chemistry. In 2007, she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Upon graduation, Dr. Hill went on to practice as an associate dentist […]


Hi I’m Jan Graham, I have been Dr. Monique Hill’s patient for over two years, in fact I was her first patient here at Contemporary Smiles. I highly recommend her services, she has been wonderful, she has given me good care and she does excellent work, so please come visit.