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What type of toothbrush bristle is best?

October 25, 2019

It can be tempting to think that the firmer the bristles, the better the brush. Although true for scrub brushes, a softer bristle is always best for your teeth. If your bristles are too stiff, it can damage your teeth and gums. A soft toothbrush, used regularly, is the most gentle yet effective way to […]

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October 3, 2019

Toothache? We know it can be scary to face dental work. We are here to let you know exactly what is happening and inform you of your options. Don’t suffer any longer! Call us at Park Crossing Dentistry, your Charlotte Dentist.

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Dr. Bateman shows us how to juggle….

October 2, 2019

Dr. Bateman shows us how to juggle…. what great hand-eye coordination! Hats off to Dr. B! (He can show you how when you visit us at Park Crossing Dentistry, your Charlotte Dentist.)

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Looking for a new toothpaste option?

September 25, 2019

Looking for a new toothpaste option? How about trying the ancient Egyptian method of crushed up eggshells and ground animal hooves? Or not! We do recommend that you use a quality fluoride toothpaste though! Park Crossing Dentistry is located in Charlotte and we are here to serve all of your family dental needs.

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At what age can my children start brushing their own teeth?

September 18, 2019

We hear this question often! Although kids’ dexterity matures differently, a good rule of thumb is to allow your kids to start learning to brush their teeth on their own about the time they learn to tie their shoes. We encourage you to be extra diligent about cleanings while they are learning to brush on […]

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Happy Anniversary Park Crossing Dentistry

September 10, 2019

September 10, 1984: Dr. Bateman opened the doors to his practice, “Dr. Richard Bateman, DDS”, which is now Park Crossing Dentistry. Wow! It has been 35 years this week that our practice started. “I could not have done this without a great staff and great patients! I have enjoyed every day being a dentist.” Now […]

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Is there a link between vitamin D, gum health, and diabetes?

September 5, 2019

New research shows interesting links between low vitamin D levels, gum disease (periodontal disease) and diabetes. Both of these diseases are highly prevalent in America. Vitamin D deficiency would worsen this combination (of diabetes and periodontal disease) and this is important to know, particularly because a vitamin D deficiency is cheap and easy to correct. […]

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Dental Floss

August 29, 2019

Did you know? Three million miles of Dental floss are purchased yearly. Also, each individual should expect to personally use 122 yards of floss. One more fact: if you don’t floss, you are missing up to 40% of your tooth’s surface. Schedule a cleaning with us at Park Crossing Dentistry, your Charlotte dentist today. Let’s […]

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Do you know what is special about August 22? It’s National Tooth Fairy Day!

Do you know where the idea of the Tooth Fairy originated? There is much speculation but according to ​Forbes​, “the closest parallel to the American Tooth Fairy may be an 18th-century French fairy tale called ​La Bonne Petite Souris​. In the story, a good queen is imprisoned by a bad king and enlists a mouse […]

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Want to start the school year with a brighter smile?

August 26, 2019

We offer a ​one-hour in-office teeth whitening system​. Teeth whitening in Charlotte has never been easier! Schedule your appointment with your Park Crossing Dentistry, your Charlotte dentist, today!

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