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Preventative Care

Did you know that your smile is your most valuable accessory? It is important that you are taking preventive dental care seriously, so you can enjoy your best dental health. At North Rivers Dental Associates, we are committed to providing you with optimal dental care!

What is Preventative Dentistry?

Preventative dentistry is the practice of reducing the risk for oral diseases and gum inflammation. The latter is caused from a buildup of plaque of tartar—which is the leading cause of early gum disease.

Good Dental Hygiene Tips

We are proud to offer you with informative tips for maintain good dental hygiene including:


  • Brush twice a day
  • Use fluoride toothpaste
  • Brush your tongue to get rid of bacteria and for fresh breath


  • Floss once a day
  • Removes food particles lodged in between teeth


  • Make regularly scheduled visits every 4-6 months, or as recommended by your dentist

Are You Looking for Preventative Care Services in North Charleston?

We strive to provide you with great dental care in order to maintain healthy mouth and teeth.  Our team ensures your safety and comfort with each and every appointment! Contact us today to get started!

Contact Us To Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Hear It From Them

See what our patients have to say about the level of care you can expect from North Rivers Dental Associates.

Kelley, cleaned my teeth in my visit today, and she was very courteous, funny, professional and helpful.

Mona T.

I have been going to Dr Emerson at North Rivers Dental for years now and every time I go I never had a bad experience.

Cynthia D.

Excellent service. All staff members are very polite and friendly while being professional at the same time. Always greeted byname makes you feel very special.

Dennis S.

I have been going to Dr Emerson at North Rivers Dental for years now and every time I go I never had a bad experience. Thank you all!

Cynthia D.

I have been going to North Rivers for 10+ years, I have always received excellent care, the staff is helpful and very friendly.

Glenn J.

Dr Cates is exceptionally talented in the dental profession. Everyone at North Rivers Dental are so helpful and friendly.

James T.

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