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:

    http://www.dentaleconomics.com/articles/print/volume-102/issue-10/practice/oral-probiotics.html

  • 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

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Frederick MD Dentistry Services - Invisalign, Whitening & Root Canals
... Our Dentists Offer the Following Services Right here in our Frederick Office Emergency Dental Care Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Dentures (new and repairs) Implant Supported Dentures (All on 4) Cosmetic Fillings Dental Implants Veneers Teeth Whitening About Orthodontics Braces Invisalign Pediatric Dentistry Sealants Botox® Cosmetic Root Canal Therapy (Endodontics) Tooth Extractions (including impacted wisdom teeth) Periodontitis (Gum Infection) Scaling and Root Planing Cosmetic Dentistry X-ray Cone Beam CT Oral Surgery Prosthodontist Cleanings Oral Cancer Screenings Biopsies Family Dentistry Laser Surgery Snoring & Sleep Apnea Prevention IV Sedation Dentistry Zygomal Implant Oral Health Education     Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Cosmetic Dentists in Frederick, MD
... Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures: Bonding - A procedure in which tooth-colored material is used to close gaps or change tooth color...

Teeth Whitening in Frederick MD
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...

Pediatric Dentist
... We also offer restorative services including fillings, crowns and bonding for kids when needed...

How to Handle a Dental Emergency
...We may be able to fix minor chips by buffing out the tooth or by placing bonding material over it...

Orthodontist Dr. Stephen Tigani
...They provide services such as Root Canals, Oral Surgery, Invisalign, Braces, general orthodontic treatment, emergency dental care, Botox treatment, tooth extractions, bonding, teeth whitening, cleanings, veneers, fillings and dentures in Frederick, Maryland among other services...

It’s Never Too Late to Get the Smile You Want
... Dental Bonding and Cosmetic Contouring If you only have small cosmetic cracks, chips, discolorations and gaps between your teeth you may think that you still have to get a dental restoration in order to improve your appearance but think again...

Comprehensive Dental Care in Frederick and Urbana Maryland
...They provide services such as Root Canals, Oral Surgery, Invisalign, Braces, general orthodontic treatment, dental implants, cancer screenings and biopsies, emergency dental care, Botox treatment, tooth extractions, bonding, teeth whitening, cleanings, veneers, fillings and dentures in Frederick, Maryland among other services at www...

Full-Mouth Restoration
...Some of these services include: Crowns and bridges Teeth whitening Extractions Scaling and root planing (to treat gum disease) Fillings Dental bonding Gum reshaping Dental veneers We also believe that everyone should be able to receive quality dental care whenever they need it...

The Importance of Preventive Care
...All under one roof you will find, General dentistry-cleanings, check-ups, and x-rays Restorative dentistry—tooth-colored fillings and crowns, as well as dental implants and dentures Snoring and sleep apnea prevention and treatment Cosmetic dental services—porcelain veneers, professional teeth whitening, bonding, and more Periodontics to heal diseased gum tissue Endodontics for comfortable and precise root canal procedures Orthodontics—both conventional braces and Tigan clear aligners Oral surgery for complex extractions and reconstructive needs We cater to patients of all ages, with a special emphasis on pediatric and geriatric dental services...

What Should I Do if I Chip a Tooth?
...Here are just some of the ways we will repair your tooth: Dental Bonding You know the tooth-colored material that’s used to fill a tooth after a cavity...

Let Veneers Renew Your Smile
...Your doctor will first try-on and adjust your veneers before securing them with the actual bonding adhesive...

Are You Interested in Dental Implants?
... Your new implants become a permanent part of your jawbone as soon as bonding occurs...

Crowns and Bridges
...When you return to our Frederick, MD office, we will test the fit of your new crown and make adjustments before permanently attaching it to your tooth with a bonding cement...

What is a Periodontist and why do I need one
...This process is also used to avail more of the natural tooth for bonding when a crown is installed over it...

Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
...One of the easiest and least expensive ways of doing this is with dental bonding...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Tooth Pain
...Depending on the cause, treatment may involve filling, bonding, root canal therapy, or other procedures...

Traumatic Dental Injuries
...Try to locate any pieces of the tooth that have come off, as it may be possible to reattach them to the crown with tooth-colored bonding material...

Air Abrasion
...Some of the uses for air abrasion tools include: removing dental caries (cavities) and filling them with composite (tooth-colored) material; preparing teeth for bonding, veneering or other procedures; and removing stains or even repairing small defects in teeth...

Cracked Teeth
... Small chips on the edges or cusps of teeth often cause no symptoms, and can be treated by cosmetic bonding or other methods...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Bonding — Chips and minor fractures to front teeth — common childhood occurrences — can be repaired with tooth-colored bonding materials...