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If you’ve ever had an oral cancer screening, it was likely performed with a VELscope. It’s used for more oral screenings around the world than any other device of its kind, and is the only one approved by both the United States Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada. What is a VELscope? While tobacco … Continue reading “The History of the VELscope”

Dental technology has made leaps and bounds over the last decade. With the advent of new technology, dentists are able to offer some procedures for less, using less expensive material and techniques that require less time. Bringing down the cost has made a world of difference in the affordability of cosmetic dentistry. If you think … Continue reading “Cosmetic Dentistry Is More Affordable Than Ever”

The last teeth to erupt are the wisdom teeth. They are called wisdom teeth because they come in after childhood. They are the third molars and generally appear in the late teens or early twenties. Wisdom tooth extraction is common due to many factors. Some people are fortunate enough to have few problems with their … Continue reading “5 Reasons Wisdom Tooth Extraction is Necessary”

Straightening teeth has been an age old problem. Traditional braces have been unsightly, uncomfortable and inconvenient, but necessary for those who have misaligned teeth. Thanks to advancements in dental technology for those with minor misalignments,Invisalign aligners straighten teeth without the disadvantages of traditional braces. There are many advantages with the Invisalign system. Here are just … Continue reading “5 Things to Consider About Invisalign”

Laser gum surgery is a minimally invasive treatment which removes the inflamed gum tissue that surrounds the roots of the teeth. This process is used to aid in the treatment of periodontitis, a serious gum disease which requires a more precise approach. Traditional scaling and root planing is not enough to combat periodontitis, which is … Continue reading “How Laser Gum Treatment Works”

Perhaps you have noticed there are a lot more flawless smiles around. In part, this is due to tooth-colored fillings. They have been around for decades, but now they are more durable than ever before thanks to advanced dental technology. Early Composites Tooth-colored fillings, or composites as they are also known, have been around since … Continue reading “Tooth Colored Fillings: Durable as Well as Beautiful”

There are a number of benefits to amalgam filling removal for patients of Pearl Dentistry. These fillings are still being used in modern dentistry and there is no evidence to suggest they are not safe. However, that does not mean you cannot have them removed if you wish. Some people are concerned about the health … Continue reading “The Benefits of Amalgam Filling Removal”

Got A Chip?


Chipped teeth are no fun. It hurts when it happens, and people will notice. Rather than letting everyone laugh at you, or compare you to the dumb characters from movies, though, it’s easy to do something about it! There are a few different options you have for fixing it. The first is bonding. Bonding involves … Continue reading “Got A Chip?”

The Teeth Fad


If you follow celebrity or health news religiously, you’re well aware that celebrities always seem to be trying something new. Sometimes these things click, and other times they just seem like crazy fads. One of the newest — oil pulling —  has yet to be proven. As the name suggests, the practice involves using about … Continue reading “The Teeth Fad”

The Deal With Gum


Gum is pretty inoffensive in its natural state. There are no carbs or protein to think of, though regular gum will have more calories than its sugarless counterpart. There’s nothing remarkable about gum — until you start chewing it. When you’re chewing gum, you’re actually working up a lot more spit than you might otherwise. … Continue reading “The Deal With Gum”

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