A Missing Filling Needs Timely Treatment to Prevent Complications

Here at , Drs. Cashion and Cory frequently use dental fillings to repair a tooth that is suffering from a chip or cavity. While this is meant to repair the tooth for many years, fillings can potentially fail. This is even more likely to occur if you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene. As a… Read more »

Fighting Tooth Decay Is Possible with Dental Crowns

Do you suffer from tooth decay? Are you afraid your cavities with lead to tooth loss before they get treated? If you want to stop tooth decay in its tracks, but still maintain a natural look in your mouth without resorting to metal dental amalgams for cavity fillings, you do have a few options. One… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Laser Dentistry?

Dentistry has come a long way in recent years. In fact, treatments that were once dreaded, like root canal therapy, are now relatively painless. For instance, you may know that many dentists have incorporated lasers as part of their regular treatments. Laser technology can be used to make a variety of treatments more efficient and… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Teeth Suffering from Multiple Cosmetic Imperfections

If the appearance of multiple teeth in your smile has been marred by chips, noticeable dental work, or significant, long-term staining issues, it likely leaves you feeling self-conscious. One of the most effective cosmetic treatments for issues like these is to have Dr. fit each tooth in your smile with a dental veneer. These custom-shaped… Read more »

Overt Symptoms of a Bad Filling Should Not Be Ignored

The larger and older a filling is, the more likely it is to have trouble. This is often a result of the pervasive bacteria in your mouth infiltrating the microscopic seam that is bonding your filling to the surrounding healthy tooth enamel. Sometimes you can notice an overt symptom that one of your fillings is… Read more »

Should You Use Mouthwash?

Mouthwash is a great tool to use if you’re interested in keeping bacteria away from your teeth. However, with so many kinds of mouthwash available, how do you choose one that best meets your needs? For instance, did you know that some mouthwashes can actually fight off bad breath, tooth decay, and even bad breath?… Read more »

Is Contouring and Shaping Right for Your Teeth?

Do you have overlapping teeth or crooked teeth? Similarly, do you have one or more cracked teeth? If you do—and even if you don’t—you probably understand that these types of imperfections can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to address the flaws in your smile. Contouring, which is also known as… Read more »

Cracked Tooth Enamel Can Be Repaired by a Crown

Even though your tooth enamel is very hard, there are still times when something like an accidental fall or a blow to the face can actually crack one of your teeth. One of the most common restoration options recommended by our team is to have the enamel layer of the cracked tooth replaced by a… Read more »

How To Floss Properly

As you know, flossing can play a major role in maintaining good oral health. Conversely, if you don’t floss daily, you’ll probably find yourself facing unpleasant consequences—and sadly these consequences may not be limited to your mouth. You see, flossing cleans your gum line. In reality, there is not better—or safer—method available or cleaning your… Read more »

How to Get Whiter Teeth

Are you ever worried about the color of your teeth? If so, you’re far from alone. In fact, did you know that Americans spend $1.4 billion dollars every year on home whitening kits for their teeth? If you’re unhappy with the color of your smile, we recommend giving us a call—but wouldn’t it be nice… Read more »