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

Search Results
Cosmetic Gum Surgery
... Grafts may take longer to heal, particularly if tissue is taken from the roof of your mouth...

Bone Grafting
... Uses for Bone Grafts Bone grafts are used in dentistry to accomplish the following treatment goals: Saving Teeth — When severe periodontal disease causes bone loss, teeth can become loose and at risk of being lost...

Cleft Lip & Palate Repair
...Bone grafts to repair the hard palate may be recommended at age 8-11 years, when the cuspid teeth are developing...

Sinus Surgery
...For the most part, bone grafts act as scaffolds that the body will eventually replace with its own bone...

Bone Grafting
... Types of Bone Grafts There are a variety of sources of bone grafting material used for preserving or augmenting bone for dental implants...