Soft Food For Braces: Hominy Recipe

It’s not hard to find good food that can be eaten with braces if you look around. But to help you find the right stuff and keep from eating the kinds of food that might damage your dental work, we’re blogging about soft food recipes that are braces safe. In... Read more »

Learning About Dental Implants

Losing teeth, no matter the reason, is rarely a good experience. In fact, most would call it one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to deal with. Teeth are integral to everyday life, and it’s amazing how much you use them. You don’t notice it until you lose... Read more »

Tips for Brushing and Flossing When You Have Braces

When you have braces, brushing and flossing may take a little more time and effort. The effort can be rewarding, as braces can help you have a more attractive smile and correct issues that may arise because of misaligned teeth. Braces often create an interesting challenge when it comes to... Read more »

Top-Notch Smiles for Spring: Dry Mouth Prevention

Are you suffering from dry mouth or are you familiar with what dry mouth entails? Dry mouth is an oral health condition in which your body is not producing the appropriate amount of saliva. Dry mouth can be caused by various issues. Common side effects associated with dry mouth include... Read more »

Oral Health Marvels: Malocclusions

One of the biggest risks to an individual’s smile that often requires an orthodontic treatment is due to malocclusions. Malocclusions are also known as bad bites that arise when teeth are knocked out of position or are not aligning correctly. For a list of common malocclusions that can often arise,... Read more »

Here are Five Reasons Dental Checkups Matter

Visiting the dentist every six months is a common rule of thumb for patients who want to achieve and maintain healthy smiles, but certain health conditions and life circumstances require some patients to receive dental checkups more frequently. Our dentist at Pearl Smile Dental will gladly help you to better... Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Know the Risk Factors for Gum Disease

If you were to find yourself suffering from inflammation or swelling within your gums, it could be linked to a serious disease known as gum disease. Gum disease, also frequently known as periodontal disease, is an oral health condition in which your gum tissues become infected. Several risk factors are... Read more »

All You Need to Know About the Differences Between In-Office and Over-the-Counter Whitening

If you’re trying to decide between whitening your smile with a professional in-office treatment or over-the-counter treatment, then our dentist, Dr. Youssef Saad, is happy to help you. It’s important to choose the right treatment for your smile so you don’t irritate your gums or suffer from tooth sensitivity following... Read more »

Treatment Options for an Underbite

During the childhood years, things such as genetics, environment, dental habits, and trauma can make it more difficult for the jaw and teeth to grow properly. A common result of one or more of these factors is the development of an underbite.   An underbite is a type of malocclusion... Read more »

A Dental Abscess Needs Timely Treatment

Untreated tooth decay can do more than hamper the basic function of your mouth and cause problems with sensitivity. Over time, the bacterial presence can invade the core structures of a tooth and causing an infection in the root and surrounding periodontal tissues. As the tooth decay develops, you will... Read more »