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The essence of our practice is a true desire to assist our patients in enhancing their smiles and their lives by providing the best possible dental care in a gentle and courteous atmosphere while utilizing the latest technology and our years of clinical experience.
Monday - Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
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The basis of sound dental care is routine cleaning and maintenance. We customize cleanings on the basis of your periodontal, (gums and bone), health. We utilize medicated gels along with prescription mouth rinses in problem areas if necessary. Ultrasonic scalers are sometimes used to make the procedure more comfortable and effective as well.

Sealants should be used as part of a child's total preventive dental care. Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings which are applied to the chewing surfaces of the molars (back teeth). Most tooth decay in children and teens occurs in these surfaces. Sealants cover the chewing surfaces to prevent decay. Applying sealants does not require drilling or removing tooth structure. It is an easy three-step process: We clean the tooth with a special toothpaste. A special cleansing liquid, on a tiny piece of cotton, is rubbed gently on the tooth and is washed off. Finally, the sealant is painted on the tooth. It takes about a minute for the sealant to form a protective shield. One sealant application can last for as long as 5 to 10 years. Sealants should be checked regularly, and reapplied if they are no longer in place.

Children and adults at high risk of dental decay may benefit from using additional fluoride products, including dietary supplements (for children who do not have adequate levels of fluoride in their drinking water), mouth rinses, and professionally applied gels and varnishes.

 

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SUMMIT FAMILY DENTAL
Dr. Terry R. Cashion, DDS
3786 Central Pike #100
Hermitage, TN 37076
P: 615.889.3609
ADVANCED TREATMENTS
:: Whitening - Brighten your Smile!
:: Porcelain Veneers - A perfect smile
:: Digital Xrays - Reduced Radiation!
:: Wisdom Teeth - Trouble-free Removal
:: Root Canals - We can help!
NEWS & EVENTS
:: BRAND NEW! - We have recently incorporated a new oral cancer screening technology called Identafi that allows us to detect oral cancer in its earliest stages. The test is simple, painless ,and takes less than three minutes.
:: We are now enjoying the enormous benefits of Laser Dentistry, in our office, with the incorporation of our Picasso Diode Laser.