Bruxism Damages Your Smile

Bruxism is an mouth disorder wherein you grind and clench your teeth, usually while you sleep. Unfortunately, because bruxism symptoms typically occur when you sleep, you are often unaware that it is happening! This can frustrating to patients and can make a sure diagnosis difficult. However, there are plenty of waking signs  to watch for…. Read more »

Root Canal Therapy: Your Questions Answered

If a tooth is too badly decayed to be treated with a dental filling, Dr. Cashion and Dr. Cody may recommend a root canal in , . During this procedure, our dentists will remove the nerve and pulp from the inside of the tooth. The tooth is then cleaned and sealed. Why Is a Root… Read more »

Healthy Smiles Begin with Cavity Prevention

Healthy smiles begin with cavity prevention. Cavities arise when holes are created in the protective layer of your tooth enamel. If left untreated, cavities can lead to infections within your teeth and eventually tooth loss. However, there are plenty of techniques, tools, and habits at your disposal that you can use for effective cavity prevention…. Read more »

Treatment Options for Toothaches

Are you looking for help with your toothache? If so, you have come to the right place! Our dental team at in , , is happy to help you with your toothache to help you find the treatment that can work for you. To begin, the first thing to remember to do at the sign… Read more »

Flossing Every Day

Flossing every day is essential to ensure that your smile will function as intended. As long as you continue to take care of your smile and promote a healthy and active lifestyle, you can prevent tooth decay and gum disease. However, flossing correctly and with the proper tools will help immensely. Always make sure you… Read more »

The Basics of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is an oral health disorder commonly found in children who often drink from bottles for extended periods of time. The reason the bottles can cause damage to a child’s smile lies in the liquids being used in the bottles and the amount of time they are in contact with the child’s… Read more »

Are You Currently under the Grip of Sleep Apnea and Do Not Know You Suffer from It?

Are you currently under the grip of sleep apnea and do not know you suffer from it? There are two main forms of sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea occurs when signals from your brain do not reach your chest muscles when tell them to breathe. Obstructed sleep apnea… Read more »

Keep Your Oral Health in Line as You Age

Have you made sure to keep practicing effective dental techniques to ensure that your smile lasts as long as you do? Always keep your oral health in line as you age. This includes a variety of everyday activities as well as biannual cleanings, professional cleanings, and a constant effort to remove bad habits from your… Read more »

Dental Implants: The Solution for Your Smile

Are you missing one or more permanent teeth? Do you desire to have an attractive, fully functional smile once again? Ask Drs. Cashion and Cody how a dental implant in , , can help you. What is a dental implant? A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the root and the crown of… Read more »

Beautiful Smiles with Dental Veneers

Is there something about your teeth that you wish you could fix in order to have the perfect smile? The perfect smile is a cosmetic ideal that most people dream of, and some people make come true. Dental veneers have helped thousands of people, just like you, who have flaws in their teeth they wished… Read more »