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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Denture Specialist Dentist in Frederick MD
Home >Services >Dentures Dentures in Frederick For patients in Frederick, MD a denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...

Cosmetic Dentists in Frederick, MD
... Common cosmetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Dental Implants
...  Dental implants can be used to replace one or more missing teeth...

Are Crowns And Bridges Right For Me?
... You can benefit from crowns and bridges if you have one or more of these problems: Missing teeth Tooth discolorations caused by dental work, cancer treatment or tetracycline use Chips or cracks in teeth Broken teeth Fragile teeth after root canal therapy or other dental procedures Oddly shaped teeth Crooked teeth Short teeth Dental issues can cause normally confident people to become self-conscious about their appearance...

Reasons You May Need Oral Surgery
... Tooth Loss If you are dealing with missing teeth and have decided that dental implants are the best choice then you will have to undergo surgery in order to get your new restorations...

The Benefits Of Dental Implants
... If you are dealing with one or more missing teeth then chances are pretty good that you are doing your online research to figure out what dental restoration could restore your smile and replace those teeth...

Restore Your Smile With Crowns And Bridges
...  Bridges Overview Dental bridges are dental restorations used to replace missing teeth...

The Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment
... There are many reasons why both children and adults may want to consider getting braces including: Crowding Gaps between teeth Overbites Underbites Crossbites Open bites Missing teeth Protruding upper teeth Chewing or speaking problems Prevent Wear and Tear Did you know that having a misaligned smile could actually put unnecessary pressure on certain teeth...

Emergency Dentistry Doesn't Have to Break the Bank
... Dental Trauma and/or Injury: Loose, chipped, or missing teeth, due to sports or any other accident will require immediate attention from your Frederick emergency dentist...

Let Dental Implats Restore Your Smile
Dental implants have helped countless patients who have struggled with the aesthetic and functional challenges of living with missing teeth...

Full-Mouth Restoration
Whether you are facing complications of severe gum disease or you were in a terrible accident, if you are dealing with missing teeth and other dental problems it’s important that you have a dentist that you can trust to provide you with thorough, compassionate, and understanding care during this trying time...

Rebuild Your Smile with Dental Implants
How dental implants from your dentists in Urbana and Frederick, MD, can restore your smile Have you been hiding your smile because of missing teeth...

Caring for Your Smile after Orthodontic Treatment
...Poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite can be embarrassing...

Are You Interested in Dental Implants?
...When you have missing teeth, whether you've lost one tooth or all of them, you may find yourself reluctant to socialize or explore new career opportunities...

Don’t Wait To Replace Teeth
...These days, our Frederick, MD, dentists offer a wide range of options to replace missing teeth...

What Is Considered Orthodontic?
...If you or your child have misaligned teeth, bite or jaw issues, or missing teeth, you may want to consider orthodontic treatment...

Do You Have A Missing Tooth?
Many different things can cause missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
...Restore your smile with crowns! Read on to learn about dental bridges from PearlFection Dentistry, which are used in conjunction with crowns to replace missing teeth...

Conventional Braces
Home >Services >Braces Braces at PearlFection Dentistry in Frederick, MD Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Crowns & Bridgework
... The number of abutment teeth necessary to replace missing teeth is influenced by the number of missing teeth, the size and length of the abutment tooth roots, the amount of bone support each abutment tooth has, as well as where in the mouth the missing tooth is located...

Removable Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Bone Grafting
...If you loose enough teeth and bone, your facial features will sag, giving you a more aged appearance; it can also complicate treatment to replace your missing teeth...

Missing Teeth
...But many foods become difficult to chew if you have missing teeth — and those “challenging” foods are often the same ones that offer the greatest nutritional value...

Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants to replace missing teeth...

Stress & Oral Habits
...Replacing any teeth that are missing can also help stabilize your bite by inhibiting the shifting of teeth that occurs when extra space is left open by missing teeth...

Dental Implants FAQs
... Dental implants are small titanium posts that replace the roots of missing teeth (View Example)...

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
... You may also find that some of your remaining teeth actually shift into the spaces left open by your missing teeth...

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...

Implant Dentistry
Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best...

Oral Health
...Missing teeth can lead to bone loss in the jaw and inadequate nutrition...