Keeping Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape During Lacrosse Season

Did you know your smile could be in danger while you play lacrosse? Well, it’s true. This is why your dentist, Dr. Randy Cockrell, strongly encourages you to care for and protect your teeth and gums while you compete on the field. If you do your best to do so,... Read more »

Chew Gum for a Healthy Smile

It is important to brush your teeth twice per day and floss once daily. Usually this is done in the morning and at night. What about after eating? Many people want to clean their mouths immediately after eating to maintain a clean smile and fresh breath. Unfortunately, brushing directly after... Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Dental Veneers

When the time comes to improve your smile, there are numerous restoration options available. If for any reason you have suffered any damage or wish to enhance the look of your teeth, dental veneers can be applied to the fronts of teeth for the look you desire. They go on... Read more »

How Can I Have Good Oral Health?

If you are in search of the good oral health you deserve, then our dentist, Dr. Randy Cockrell, is more than happy to help you. Our dental team wants you to have a good oral health so you can have a strong and healthy smile. So, to help you achieve... Read more »

The Facts About Dental Inlays and Onlays

To help you have the top-notch smile and oral health you deserve, our dentist, Dr. Randy Cockrell, offers many beneficial treatments at Randy Cockrell, DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. One treatment he offers is tooth repair with dental inlays and dental onlays. These restorations are strong and reliable and they... Read more »

A Tooth That Cannot Be Treated by Endodontic Therapy Might Need a Bridge Restoration

Endodontic therapy is often called for to treat a tooth that has suffered damage or decay in the sensitivity pulp or root of the tooth. Sometimes referred to as a root canal, this treatment plan calls for excising all affected structures, along with the tooth’s enamel layer. Then the structural... Read more »

Amend Your Bad Brushing Habits

We have noticed that there are several bad dental hygiene habits that many people share. Because of this, we would like to address these things and offer solutions. Our dentist and team are always happy to provide dental hygiene tips to help you improve your oral health. Toothbrush Age Many... Read more »

What Should Make Up Your Custom Dental Crown?

One of the most popular methods to restore decayed or damaged tooth enamel is to use a dental crown. There are many material options for a dental crown, and our dentist can help you select a material based on the specific needs of the tooth. If you are interested in... Read more »

Should I Get a Composite Filling?

If you have a cavity in a molar or a premolar, your dentist can likely take care of it with a gold or amalgam filling. These fillings are strong, long-lasting and can withstand the pressure that comes with biting and chewing. But what happens if you get a filling in... Read more »

Time to Brush Up on Your Brushing Technique?

Is it time to brush up on your brushing? What about flossing? It’s easy to get a little “relaxed” about our daily habits--mouth health care included. So let’s review how to take care of our teeth and gums. Flossing: Whether you choose to floss before or after you brush, it... Read more »