Category: Oral Health

How Apples are Good for Your Teeth

April 30, 2019

People have been asserting that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” since the 19th century. While it may not necessarily be true that those who eat apples never have to see a doctor, apples certainly have great health benefits for our bodies! Did you know they can even be good for our teeth? […]

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Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for your Mouth

April 2, 2019

While the current percentage of Americans who smoke cigarettes is the lowest it’s been in decades, those who continue the habit remain at risk for heart and lung disease. Additionally, while we know smoking is also bad for our oral health, most don’t understand just how bad it is… More Than Just Stained Teeth From […]

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Why Nutrition is Important for Your Smile

March 26, 2019

Your Charlotte Dentist Shares Why Proper Nutrition Goes Hand in Hand with Your Smile When you brush your teeth every morning and night, you know that this is an integral part of your oral and dental health. Skipping this step can be dangerous and can allow bacteria to form, causing cavities, decay, and other potential […]

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No Dental Insurance?

January 17, 2019

We have you covered! As a service to our patients who do not have dental insurance, we proudly offer our Dental Savings Plan (DSP). DSP is a yearly membership program offered exclusively by Park Crossing Dentistry for those who want to maintain their dental health but are without insurance. It is a reduced-fee plan for […]

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What is Causing My Toothache?

August 6, 2018

Toothaches are associated with pain and discomfort, which can make it difficult to bite and chew food. Since a toothache can be a sign of tooth decay, gum disease, or another oral health concern, it is important to see a dentist so the problem can be identified and treated before it progresses. During a dental […]

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The Importance of Preventive Care

May 7, 2018

Your health is a crucial part of living a long and happy life. Eating healthy foods and staying active are priorities for many people all over the world. However, oral health is often overlooked as part of overall health, with many people skipping their regular dental examinations and cleanings altogether. Preventative care can help you […]

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The Importance of Controlling Dental Plaque

November 29, 2017

Dental plaque is a sticky material that forms on and between tooth surfaces above the gums, along the gum line, and below the gum line on the roots of the teeth. When you eat, the bacteria in plaque use the sugars in your food to produce acids that eat away at the tooth enamel. Why […]

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Make Sure You Are Brushing Correctly

May 27, 2016

Wondering why you keep getting cavities? Learn about some of the possible reasons from your Charlotte dentist. Perhaps you need to “brush up” on your tooth brushing technique. The qualified dentists at Park Crossing Dentistry are here to tell you the proper technique for brushing your teeth. You mean there is a right way and […]

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