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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!

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

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

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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…

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5 Clever Uses for Your Old Toothbrush

5 Clever Uses for Your Old Toothbrush

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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…

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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.

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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…

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

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

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  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…

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The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth to Your Oral Health

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth to Your Oral Health

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While there are many aesthetic reasons to replace missing or extracted teeth, you may not be aware of the health reasons to get dental implants or dental bridges. When you are missing teeth, your gum and jawline are susceptible to shrinkage and decay, and are less likely to hold their original shape. The open spaces in your smile can also lead to issues with brushing and flossing, and leave your remaining teeth open to tartar build up and even cavities. Here are some of the reasons why getting your missing…

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4 Ways Dental Insurance Will Benefit You

Here are 4 Ways Dental Insurance Will Benefit You

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While fear of dentists is a common childhood fear, for adults many times the dental bill is more terrifying than any dental procedure. From the cost of general visits, to more severe dental issues, such as a chipped tooth or periodontal disease, many times your dental health takes second place to financial concerns. This is why investing in dental insurance can help make visits to our practice easier, more cost-effective, and less stressful for you and your family. When it comes to protecting your smile, regular dental visits are important…

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