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Home Remedies for Cleaning Teeth and Gums

March 25, 2024

At Park Crossing Dentistry in Charlotte, NC, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care personalized to our patients’ needs. We offer a range of services to promote optimal oral health, including advanced teeth cleaning and gum care treatments.  As advocates for preventive dentistry, we believe in empowering our patients with the knowledge and tools […]

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Can Invisalign Replace Braces?

January 15, 2024

When your teeth are not aligned, you may need orthodontic treatment to fix the problem. Typically, this is done using metal braces that straighten your teeth over time. However, traditional braces are not your only option anymore. Invisalign aligners provide similar treatment via clear retainers that straighten your teeth without the look of metal braces. […]

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How to Choose a Good Dentist

January 4, 2024

Did you know that over 15.3% of people worldwide suffer from dental anxiety? In many cases, this fear – clinically called Dentophobia – stems from not knowing how to find a dentist who truly understands their needs. For many people, when they sit in a dental chair, they feel more like a number than a […]

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August 2, 2022

Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is applied to a tooth`s surface, sculpted to an ideal shape, hardened, and then polished for an ideal smile. This procedure usually can be accomplished in a single visit. Bonding is often performed in order to fill in gaps or change the color of your teeth. […]

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Braces (Orthodontia)

Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion). Various things can cause teeth to become crooked or jaws misaligned, including thumb-sucking or a traumatic injury. Some conditions are inherited. Children between the ages of 7 and 14 are typical […]

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Brushing is the most effective method for removing harmful plaque from your teeth and gums. Getting the debris off your teeth and gums in a timely manner prevents bacteria in the food you eat from turning into harmful, cavity causing acids. Most dentists agree that brushing three times a day is the minimum; if you […]

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Denture Care

Dentures today are made from very advanced materials designed to give you a natural appearance. However, keep in mind that just like your teeth, dentures should be cared for with the same diligence. This means daily brushing and regular visits to your dentist. Regular visits to your dentist are critical. Your dentist also can make […]

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Flap Surgery

Your bone and gum tissue should fit snugly around your teeth like a turtleneck. When you have periodontal disease, this supporting tissue and bone is destroyed, forming “pockets” around the teeth. Over time, these pockets become deeper, providing a larger space for bacteria to thrive and wreak havoc. As bacteria accumulate and advance under the […]

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What is flossing? Flossing is a method for removing bacteria and other debris that cannot be reached by a toothbrush. It generally entails a very thin piece of synthetic cord you insert and move up and down between the sides of two adjoining teeth. Why is flossing important? Many dentists believe that flossing is the […]

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Fluoride Facts

For decades, fluoride has been held in high regard by the dental community as an important mineral that is absorbed into and strengthens tooth enamel, thereby helping to prevent decay of tooth structures. In nearly every U.S. community, public drinking supplies are supplemented with sodium fluoride because the practice is acknowledged as safe and effective […]

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