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...

Oral Surgery
...  Should you and your primary dentist decide that oral surgery or maxillofacial surgery is the best option for your oral health, we offer the following procedures: Teeth Extractions including impacted Wisdom Teeth Extractions Dental Implants Bone Grafting TMJ (Temporomandibular joint disorders) Reconstruction due to Injuries to the Jaw/mouth/teeth Malocclusion (Unequal jaw growth) Esthetic aspects of the oral and maxillofacial regions Sedation Dentistry Biopsy of tissue(Usually to rule out oral cancer) Sedation Dentistry for Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery Our oral surgeon and staff here at PearlFection Dentistry Frederick Maryland are trained in I...

Comfortable, Quality, In-House Oral Surgery in Frederick, Maryland
... The following procedures are offered in-house by the best oral surgeon in Maryland: Teeth Extractions including impacted Wisdom Teeth Extractions Dental Implants Bone Grafting TMJ (Temporomandibular joint disorders) Reconstruction due to Injuries to the Jaw/mouth/teeth Malocclusion (Unequal jaw growth) Esthetic aspects of the oral and maxillofacial regions Sedation Dentistry Biopsy of tissue(Usually to rule out oral cancer)...

The Importance of Preventive Care
...From sedation dentistry, sealants, and fluoride treatments to wisdom teeth extractions, braces, tooth replacements, and oral cancer screenings, smiles of all kinds receive what they need to look at  PearlFection  Dentistry...

Is Full Mouth Reconstruction Right for Me?
...This may happen after a serious car accident or as a result of oral cancer...

Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants
... A Versatile Tooth Replacement Dental implants offer great hope for patients with advanced diseases of the mouth, such as oral cancer...

Moving to Urbana Giant Shopping Center
...The insurance covers cleanings, x-rays, exams, fluoride, oral cancer screening as well as gets the insured 10 percent off basic dental care and 10 percent off specialty care...

Signs That You May Have Oral Cancer
Oral cancer can be a scary diagnosis, but you can have a better outcome if it is diagnosed early...

PearlFection Dentistry invests in state of the art etc..
...Oral Surgeons will also be able to take 3D images of any unusual features that concern them, to better identify pathology and give our surgeons one more tool to identify things like oral cancer faster, so appropriate treatment can be provided early...

Laser Dentistry
...Lasers can also help locate dental calculus (tartar) beneath the surface of the gums, and can even aid in the detection of oral cancer in its early stages, accurately showing where healthy tissue ends and diseased tissue begins...

Prosthodontist
... You may benefit from prosthodontics if:     • You need to correct functional dental issues through restorative dentistry     • You are dealing with TMJ disorder or teeth grinding     • You want to enhance and improve the appearance of your smile through cosmetic dentistry     • You are dealing with traumatic oral injuries that require repair     • You want to be fitted for a custom oral prosthetic     • You are dealing with jaw-related problems     • You’ve undergone oral cancer surgery in the past and you are looking for jaw, face, or oral reconstruction to improve your appearance   If you want to sit down with a prosthodontist here in Frederick, MD to discuss restorative dentistry options, all you have to do is call! Schedule a no-risk consultation with our team at PearlFection Dentistry by calling (301) 663-5550 today! For our other location in Urbana, MD, call (301) 831-8303...

Oral Cancer Screening
Although oral cancer may not get as much attention as some more widely-known types of cancer, that doesn't mean it's any less deadly...

Oral Diagnosis and Biopsies
... Some Oral Diseases To Look For Oral cancer is perhaps the most significant disease to look for in an examination — both because it can be life-threatening, and because early detection is proven to increase the survival rate...

Aging & Dental Health
... Oral cancer is a concern at any age, but it's 7 times more likely to show up in a person over 65 — and it causes more deaths in older Americans than skin cancer does...

Nutrition & Oral Health
...Studies have consistently found that a high intake of fruits and vegetables reduces the risk for oral cancer — as well as other types of cancer...

Oral Cancer
...This is particularly true of oral cancer, which is very treatable if caught early...

Preventive Dentistry
... Oral Cancer Screenings...

Laser Dentistry
...Lasers can also help locate dental calculus (tartar) beneath the surface of the gums, and can even aid in the detection of oral cancer in its early stages, accurately showing where healthy tissue ends and diseased tissue begins...

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...

Oral Health
...Good oral health means a mouth that's free of disease - which can range all the way from mild gingivitis (gum inflammation) to oral cancer; a bite that functions well enough for you to eat without pain and get ample nutrition; and a smile that lets you express your happiest emotions with confidence...

Oral Hygiene
...Whether smoked or smokeless, tobacco use greatly increases your risk of oral cancer, gum disease, and tooth decay (not to mention heart disease and lung cancer… but you already knew that)...

Oral Surgery
...When a suspicious oral lesion is found, a biopsy is often used to detect or rule out oral cancer — a disease that is treatable if caught early...