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 »

Gum Disease and Gingivitis

When we’re talking about gum disease, it’s always better to catch it sooner than later. Gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease and which can come in many different severities, is actually reversible in its early phases. Read below to learn a little more about gingivitis, the first... Read more »

Tuck These Gifts Inside Your Family’s Stockings for Happier Smiles

Happier smiles come with healthy habits and regular attention. Now that Christmas is here and we are busily handling all the things we need to take care of, we invite you to consider the following stocking stuffer ideas to help your family's smiles thrive. Our Pearl Smile Dental team in... Read more »

Holiday Meals with Braces: Do’s and Don’ts

The holidays are upon us, and along with them comes tasty holiday food. Here are some dishes you may find on the menu, along with some advice on whether or not you should eat them with braces.   Turkey or Roast: Roast, turkey, and other protein-packed dishes are fantastic sources... Read more »

Dental Abscess Treatment Prevents Further Medical Complications

Early on you might be tempted to ignore a small-to-modest sized cavity. If the tooth decay advances beyond the tooth’s enamel layer to allow bacteria to spread into the pulp and root of the tooth it can cause a toothache. If you manage to deal with the discomfort and forgo... Read more »

Flossing and Orthodontics

To make your braces last, you need to take care of them. Part of that job is avoiding the hard, tough, sticky, sugary and starchy foods that can damage or break your braces. Another part of taking care of them is keeping them clean. Flossing your teeth is something that... Read more »