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meet dr hilliard

Meet Dr. Hilliard


Keith Hilliard, DMD

meet dr hilliard

Dr. Keith Hilliard is dedicated to providing the best possible treatment for his patients. He has been fortunate enough to work with such a wonderful orthodontic team and he appreciates the level of skill and care they have achieved. Dr. Hilliard is not only committed to existing orthodontic technology, he is actively involved in the creation of new technology, resulting in better, faster, and more comfortable treatments for his patients.

Education and Continuing Education

Dr. Hilliard has attended many continuing education courses and has even taught courses in orthodontics to other professionals, both nationally and internationally. He has spoken at the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists and his techniques have appeared in recent orthodontic textbooks. Dr. Hilliard is passionate about creating innovative orthodontic treatments and inventing orthodontics instruments to improve his patients’ care.

Professional Affiliations

Outside the Office

Dr. Hilliard was born in Orlando, FL, and moved to Lakeland with his wife, Ann, in 1975. Ann has had an important and much appreciated role in his practice. They have a daughter, Jami, who is a nurse at Lakeland Regional Hospital. She is married to Frank, and they have given Dr. Hilliard two grandchildren, Sandy and Susan. Dr. Hilliard’s son, Jackson, is an attorney, practicing in Saint Petersburg. Of course, Dr. Hilliard’s home wouldn’t be complete without Lucy, his friendly and playful Shih Tzu.

Dr. Hilliard enjoys photography, especially taking pictures of landscapes, seaside scenery, and architecture. Occasionally, he gets to fish in intercoastal areas and the ocean. He also takes golf lessons to improve his game, which will not be much of a challenge as it is practically non-existent at this time. Evidently, a handicap of 50 doesn’t get you many offers to play a round!

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