PearlFection Patient Resources
Online Dental Education Library
The team of dental specialists and staff at PearlFection Dentistry in Frederick, MD, strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
Also, we like to provide interesting and helpful links to other resources we think our patients might value. Below you will find a short description and a link to external dental related information that the doctors would like our patients to have access to:
- Article on Probiotics and Oral Health:
Article on Oral Health and Cardiovascular Disease: /docs/Perio_heart and periodontal disease-1.pdf
This research article should be read by every endurance athlete, like runners, swimmers and bikers. For those of you who engage in endurance sports, proper hygiene is extremely important due to the chemical makeup of your saliva. View Article
We have long known that Probiotics are an important part of good oral health. Here is another article supporting that research. Please let me know when it is done. I want to post to Facebook. View Article
Executive summary of evidence-based clinical recommendations for the use of pit-and-fissure sealants: A report of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs. View Article
Article on Sealants use and their effectiveness in preventing cavities in children - Pit and Fissure Sealants in the Prevention of Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents. View Article
... Whitening and bleaching - As the term implies, whitening and bleaching, a rapidly increasing procedure, are used to make teeth whiter...
Teeth Whitening in Frederick MD
...For example, bleaching agents have a difficult time removing brownish or grayish stains...
Whatâ€™s new â€“ â€œItâ€™s a Laserâ€
...A peroxide bleaching solution, applied to the tooth surface, is ''activated" by laser energy, which speeds up of the whitening process...
Do You Need a Root Canal?
... An endodontist can perform both internal bleaching and external bleaching of the tooth, during the root canal procedure...
...Likewise, if you often drink red wine or other beverages that stain, you might do better with porcelain veneers than bleaching treatments...
... Professional Whitening Methods Professional whitening makes use of high-concentration bleaching gels that are not available over the counter...
Whitening Traumatized Teeth
...If the tooth is still vital, external bleaching can often yield satisfactory results — even if it's just one tooth that needs to be whitened...