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How Often Should I See My Dentist?

We all know that professional checkups are an important way to prevent disease and maintain health. While most people see their doctors regularly, many adults forget about the dentist. Dentists can prevent a host of chronic illnesses and catch diseases early, making them a very important part of your healthcare. Keep...

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Choosing Laser Gum Treatment

If you are dealing with gum disease, it’s important to seek professional help. Gum disease can lead to tooth decay and can even increase your risk of serious conditions like type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular problems. If you have gum disease, laser gum treatment might be the right solution for you. Read on to learn...

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Top 5 Recovery Tips After Wisdom Tooth Removal

Modern dentistry has made the wisdom tooth removal process quick and simple. That being said, a wisdom tooth extraction is still a surgical procedure. Practicing the right care routine will help you to recover quickly so you can get back to the activities you enjoy. Here are our top five tips for a speedy recovery...

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What You Need to Know About Gingivitis

We all know the importance of regularly brushing our teeth. However, many people do not realize that they need to pay just as much attention to their gums. If your gums look or feel different, you may be dealing with a type of inflammation called gingivitis. Keep reading to get the facts about this common health...

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3 Reasons to Send Your Kids to Our Pediatric Dental Specialist

At Pearl Modern Dentistry, we have a pediatric dental specialist on staff to ensure that even the youngest members of your family can receive quality dental care. You might be wondering if a pediatric dental specialist is necessary for your children. Isn’t a regular dentist good enough? Below are just three of the...

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Digital Vs. Traditional X-Rays for Oral Health

Is there really a difference between digital and traditional x-rays? Both accurately show dentists your teeth, so why would dentists prefer one type of x-ray over the other? At Pearl Modern Dentistry, we use digital x-rays to check on the oral health of our patients. Read on to learn why we prefer these over the...

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Are Veneers the Right Choice For You?

If you’re not confident with your teeth, you might feel the need to hide your smile from the world. Dental veneers are a popular way to change the look of your teeth. However, there are not for everybody. In this article, we will explain what veneers are and who is the best candidate for them. What are Dental...

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How a Night Guard Can Protect Your Teeth and Jaw

When you sleep, your body has a chance to restore itself. However, there are teeth and jaw issues that can prevent your mouth from properly healing at night. Using a night guard will protect your teeth from injuries and help to keep your jaw in the correct position for relaxing, restorative sleep. Read on to learn...

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The Benefits of Your Child Having a Frenectomy

The frenum is the soft muscular tissue which connects the upper lip and gum tissue on the upper jaw and the tongue and gum tissue on the lower jaw. Both of these connections are between the front teeth. The labial frenum is on top and the lingual frenulum is on the bottom. A frenectomy is a simple oral surgery...

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Crown Lengthening: Getting Rid of a Gummy Smile

Your smile is important. If you don’t have the smile you want, you tend to flash those pearly whites less often and that can have a direct impact on your confidence. In addition to chips, gaps or crooked teeth, having too much of your gum line showing can have a negative impact on your overall happiness with your...

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When to Consider Gingival Grafting

Receding gums can lead to a variety of dental problems. This condition can be the result of several factors. Gingival grafting is a solution to repair the damage caused by loss of gum tissue. Reasons to Consider Gingival Grafting The loss of gum tissue can occur for several reasons with poor oral hygiene being at the...

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What Makes Sedation Dentistry Safe

There are millions of people who have anxiety and even a diagnosable phobia when it comes to visiting the dentist. A general sense of nervousness and unease settles in and it’s a hard feeling to shake off. Symptoms can range from something mild, such as sweating, to heart palpitations and fainting. To manage, there...

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When You Might Need a Dental Bone Graft

If you have one or more missing teeth, you want to remedy the situation as quickly as possible. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your tooth loss, you may first need a dental bone graft. This scary-sounding procedure is actually quite simple and can be the first step towards restoring your smile. Who Needs a...

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Why You Can Trust Root Canal Therapy to Give Immediate Pain Relief

Decay left untreated will eat its way through the layers of a tooth right down to the nerve center located in the tooth root. When the root of a tooth has been infected, you feel the pain and it can be severe. Root canal therapy eliminates the pain while saving the tooth structure. The Pain of Infection When a tooth...

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Dental Sealants: What You Need to Know

Do dental sealants really make a difference? A new CDC Vital Signs report indicates up to 80% of cavities in school-age children can be prevented through the procedure. Evidence indicates they're safe and effective, so why aren't more parents using them? Dental Sealants 101 Kids aren't known for their diligence when...

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