Welcome to Our Practice

Cashiers Family Dental with Timothy S. Spilliards, DMD, PA

At Timothy S. Spilliards, DMD, PA and Cashiers Family Dental, we value our patient relationships, making it our priority to deliver gentle care that you and your family deserve. We work hard to make you feel at ease by providing exceptional patient care in our relaxed, convenient atmospheres. We strive to develop lifelong relationships with our patients by combining the latest dental technology with a professional and caring staff. The result is a beautiful, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime!

We also believe that patients should have sufficient information to make educated decisions about their oral health and treatment options. You'll find all of this important information on our website, including directions to our office, service descriptions, patient forms, patient education resources and more.

We are a full service practice providing for most of your dental needs. Some of our services include:

  • Exams & Cleanings
  • Crown & Bridge
  • Implant Placement & Restoration
  • Root Canals
  • Extractions
  • Implant Supported Dentures
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Dentures & Partials

Should you ever need additional information about our practice, we are always available to answer your questions. Let us care for your entire family! We look forward to meeting you and your family.

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Meet Our Dentist


    Dr. Spilliards moved to Western North Carolina in 2004 to begin his private dental practice in Sylva. Previously, he served in the US Army.  Dr. Spilliards is a graduate of The Citadel and Medical College of Georgia.  He has completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency in the US Army and the Medical College of Georgia's comprehensive training course in implant dentistry. He is an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and is licensed in North Carolina and Georgia. He is a member of the ADA, AAID, NC Dental Society, and the Western North Carolina Dental Society. Dr. Spilliards is proud to be the dentist for the Western Carolina University athletic programs.

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    Dr. Eugene Young graduated with his undergraduate and dental degree from University of Chapel Hill at Chapel Hill. He attended the Medical College of Georgia Implant Studies Course and is a Fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry.

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Our Location

P.O. Box 1207, 342 Hwy 64 West, Cashiers, NC 28717

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


8:30 am-4:00 pm


8:30 am-4:00 pm


8:30 am-4:00 pm


8:30 am-2:00 pm







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What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "Absolutely amazing dental practice! Everyone here goes above and beyond to make it a great experience. I had a dental “emergency” and they got me in quickly. Very compassionate and excellent dental work! Highly recommend!!!!!"
    JH M.
  • "Greatest place to have teeth fixed."
    Lawana G.
  • "His office is beautiful and well maintained. I’ve had on occasion to visit other local dental practices. His practice is, by far, the nicest."
  • "Dr. Spilliards was great with our two-year-old son on his first dental visit. He played with him and made him feel comfortable during the exam. Our child is now almost 4 and doesn’t mind going to the dentist at all!"
  • "Dr. Tim sincerely strived to alleviate ALL of my fears with dental work. He is very patient, explains everything he is doing and always asks to make sure I am comfortable …. I used to pray all night before a dental appointment and all the way through the process, but I now find that I pray for other things and don’t worry about the dentist!"