We're Head Over Heels For Dentistry!

Dental care is about more than just teeth and gums; it’s about relationships. Crossland Dental Associates has proudly served the Charleston community for more than 20 years. Our patients are our neighbors and friends. We would love to serve you too.

We believe dental visits should be stress free.

Welcome to Crossland Dental Associates. Our practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for every patient. Our dental team, led by Dr. Crossland and Dr. Bodie, is here to help you and your family achieve and maintain excellent oral health.

Our dental staff is made up of specialized and highly trained individuals who look to provide energetic and fun-loving service to all of our patients.  In an effort to deliver the best dental care available, our staff depends on the latest technological advances in dental health by attending continuing education courses and seminars. We look forward to your next visit!

Meet Our Dentists

Reviews

Please take a moment to review your experience with us. Your feedback not only helps us, it helps other potential customers.

Our Blog

Avoid These Common Mistakes While Brushing Your Teeth!

Avoid These Common Mistakes While Brushing Your Teeth!

By | Dental Health, Oral Health | No Comments

Brushing your teeth is an important aspect of oral hygiene and preserving your dental health. But many people don’t realize that there are a right way and a wrong way to do it. In many cases, improper teeth brushing can leave you at risk for a wide range of oral health issues, such as gingivitis, cavities, and tartar build up. When brushing your teeth, make sure to use a soft-bristled toothbrush. In almost every case, harder toothbrush bristles can cause damage to your gums and to the surface enamel of…

Read More
Acid May be Dulling Your Smile.

Sugar Isn’t the Only Danger to Your Teeth. Acid May be Dulling Your Smile.

By | Dental Health | No Comments

While an apple a day keeps the doctor away, the amount of acid found on your teeth after eating an apple may cause your dentist to be concerned. While most people are very aware of the potential dangers posed to your teeth by sugary snacks, healthy foods can sometimes deal as much damage to your teeth as that chocolate bar in your kitchen cabinet can. Fruits can oftentimes contain a large amount of natural acid, which in turn can damage the surface of your dental enamel. Other common beverages, such…

Read More
Are You A Snacker Or Grazer? It Could Impact Your Oral Health.

Are You A Snacker Or Grazer? It Could Impact Your Oral Health.

By | Oral Health | No Comments

To adjust to our ever-busy lifestyles, many of us have become snackers or grazers to help tide us over in the time between our standard three meals a day. However, this can have a lasting impact on our dental health. The dentist-recommended interval for brushing your teeth is twice a day after major mealtimes to help reduce acidic damage to your teeth and to help clear away plaque build up. However, if you find yourself snacking on any kind of food throughout the day, ranging in healthiness anywhere from an…

Read More
5 Clever Uses for Your Old Toothbrush

5 Clever Uses for Your Old Toothbrush

By | Oral Health | No Comments

When it comes to recycling old toothbrushes, possibilities are endless.  The only limit is not to reuse it to clean your teeth! Making sure to switch out a damaged or old toothbrush is key to keeping your teeth are as clean as possible, and preventing possible illness in the long run. While a high-quality toothbrush may last you as long as 3 to 4 months, if you see a marked decay in the state of the bristles, it’s definitely time to switch out Old Faithful. However, you don’t have to…

Read More
Prevent Tooth Decay in Small Children with these Helpful Tips.

The Easter Bunny is Coming! Prevent Tooth Decay in Small Children with these Helpful Tips.

By | Dental Health | No Comments

When it comes to caring for your children’s teeth, one of the biggest concerns for most parents is their child’s sugar consumption. With holidays like Easter on the horizon, many children are likely to be exposed to an influx of sugary foods. While sugary foods can be enjoyed in moderation, it is important to limit the amount of sugar consumed by your child in order to prevent cavities. Although cavities are not going to appear overnight due to one or two chocolate bunnies, it is important to keep up good…

Read More
Dental Danger: 7 Things You Must Avoid to Save Your Teeth

Dental Danger: 7 Things You Must Avoid to Save Your Teeth

By | Dental Health | No Comments

  Making sure your teeth last you your whole life is a long term investment that takes only a few simple steps a day. However, many people fall into some simple pitfalls when it comes to preserving their oral hygiene. Here are seven things to avoid to make sure your teeth are strong, clean, and healthy for years to come. 1. Not Brushing Enough While most people know that you are supposed to brush your teeth twice daily, the average adult fails to do so. This can lead to plaque…

Read More