About Dr. Hord

Dr. Joel R. Hord has conducted a dental practice specializing in fixed and removable prosthodontics in Delray Beach, FL for over 30 years. He received his undergraduate, dental and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan. He attends many hours of continuing education each year and has taught graduate students at the University of Michigan as well as other dentists interested in gaining knowledge in his field of expertise. Dr. Hord is also a member of numerous professional dental and dental specialty organizations.


What is a Prosthodontist?

A prosthodontist is a dental specialist in the restoration and replacement of teeth. Extensive training and education provide prosthodontists with the skills for restoring optimum function and esthetics to your smile. These include: crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, TMJ problems, traumatic injuries to the mouth’s structures and/or teeth, snoring and sleep disorders and oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care.