Dental Contouring

If you have minor imperfections, like chips and small fractures in the teeth of your smile you might want to talk to your dentist about a dental contouring procedure. Keep in mind that dental contouring is only a viable option for minor imperfections. At your initial consultation your dentist will inspect your teeth for any… Read more »

Cosmetic Tooth Reshaping Creates a Better Smile

A smooth, white smile says a lot about you and helps to make a good first impression. If your teeth have suffered chips and minor fractures in the enamel, it can leave you feeling self-conscious. In a situation like this you should talk to your dentist about a cosmetic tooth reshaping procedure. Cosmetic tooth reshaping,… Read more »

Welcome Dr. Jieun Chiu to our full-time staff!!

We want to give a BIG, warm welcome to our new full-time associate doctor…….  Dr. Jieun Chiu!! Dr. Chiu first joined our C&C Dental family, part-time,  in 2012.  Recently, we have asked her to become a full-time associate, and she has accepted. Dr. Jieun Chiu was raised in Chicago and graduated from the University of… Read more »

Do You Have Dental Anxiety?

According to Wikipedia, it is estimated that as many as 75% of US adults experience some degree of dental fear. Many of these people feel the need to be sedated in order to see their dentist. If you have any amount of dental anxiety, you will want to experience the new Chill N Go System… Read more »

New Technology Shows X-Rays in 3D

Have you ever been to the dentist and you knew something was wrong with your tooth but when they took an x-ray they could not find anything? That is because an x-ray takes a 3-D object (ie. the tooth) and flattens it to 2 dimensions. Imagine you are looking at a coffee cup and you… Read more »

Did You Know Lasers Could ReGrow Teeth?

NBC News reported on July 1, 2014 that Doctor Praveen Arany, working with a team of researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute,  has found a way to coax stem cells into the production of dentin, a material that forms the backbone of teeth.  Watch this short video to see how it all works. http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nerdwatch/metal-fillings-no-more-lasers-used-rebuild-teeth-n144831 FOX… Read more »

Want A Perfect Smile?

Even if you are not looking for that perfect “Hollywood” smile, thanks to porcelain veneers…..your smile can be beautiful! Porcelain veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that Dr. Cody or Dr. Cashion will place onto your teeth. These amazing little things can conceal many dental flaws, including:   Discolored or stained teeth Chips in the teeth… Read more »

Can A Dentist Fix My Ear Pain?

Yes, believe it or not, sometimes we need to see the dentist for our ear pain!  Most people don’t realize how closely related the jaw is to the ear.  If you are experiencing symptoms such as the ones listed below, it could be due to a problem with your bite and the muscles that control… Read more »

Did You Know…..There Might Be Plastic In Your Toothpaste?

If your toothpaste looks like this…..it probably has PLASTIC in it!! I came across a blog post on dentalbuzz.com that was written by a hygienist and a mom because she wondered what the little blue specks were in her daughters toothpaste.  She had heard that there was plastic (polyethylene) in some toothpastes, so she did… Read more »

Did You Know…..There Might Be Plastic In Your Toothpaste?

If your toothpaste looks like this…..it probably has PLASTIC in it!! I came across a blog post on dentalbuzz.com that was written by a hygienist and a mom because she wondered what the little blue specks were in her daughters toothpaste.  She had heard that there was plastic (polyethylene) in some toothpastes, so she did… Read more »