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How Often Should My Child Visit the Dentist?

November 13, 2018

Find out when your child should start getting regular dental care in Charlotte, NC. When it comes to being a first-time parent, you are often learning new things about your little one as you go along. You’ve gotten tons of advice from family members, friends with kids and even doctors. Of course, it’s normal to […]

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Warning Signs of a Cavity

November 7, 2018

Could you be dealing with a cavity and not even know it? Decay is one of the most common dental problems facing children, teens and adults today. Even infants can develop cavities. Of course, the goal of our Charlotte, NC, family dentists Dr. Richard Bateman Dr. Joshua Neubauer and Dr. Emerald Powell is to make sure you […]

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Dental X-rays: Are They Safe and Necessary?

October 30, 2018

Dentists and hygienists are often asked about the safety and necessity of x-rays. This is a great question – with answers that differ from patient to patient. So let’s examine it a bit further. You may be surprised to learn just how safe today’s x-rays are, and which audience asks this question even more so […]

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Gum Disease Is More Common Than You Think

October 8, 2018

According to the American Dental Association, gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss, making this issue much bigger than simple sore gums. However, learning to spot the early signs and symptoms of gum disease allows you to treat it early when its effects are more easily reversible. Find out more about gum […]

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Dr. Bateman Lends a Helping Hand

October 2, 2018

Recently, Dr. Bateman and his wife were at a restaurant and noticed a gentleman by the bar looking peculiar.  He was leaning against the bar and they thought he might have been “over-served”. Then suddenly, the gentleman turned a gray color and started sweating profusely. His legs gave way and he fell to the floor. […]

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The Importance of Preventive Dental Care

September 17, 2018

Keeping your teeth and gums healthy can be easy with the proper measures in place. We’re pretty sure that just about everyone would agree that they would rather prevent cavities, gum disease and other dental issues rather than just handling the problem once it rears its ugly head. Our Charlotte, NC, dentists Dr. Richard Bateman, […]

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The Benefits of Having a Family Dentist

September 4, 2018

Find out why you and your loved ones should turn to a family dentist for oral care. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is important for everyone, from toddlers to seniors. To ensure that your smile stays healthy and happy you want to turn to a dentist for proper dental care. Sure, it’s important that you […]

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Would Invisalign Help Me?

August 28, 2018

When you’re wearing metal braces, it is almost impossible to hide them from the world. Even if you try to hide them when you talk or laugh, the metal parts will be noticeable. This is why many patients want Invisalign braces instead. Depending on your orthodontic concerns, an Invisalign treatment at Park Crossing Dentistry, in […]

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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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Why Should I Floss My Teeth?

August 1, 2018

Here are 5 reasons why flossing is so important: Plaque – about 1/3 of plaque on your teeth can only be reached using floss or a floss pick. Bad Breath – Food and plaque that gets trapped between your teeth can cause bad breath. Pain – Plaque buildup between your teeth can lead to tender, […]

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