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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About Our Frederick, MD Dental Services
...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...

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...

Pediatric Dentist
... Additionally, the pediatric dentist often recommends fluoride treatments and sealants for young teeth--particularly molars that have intricately-grooved chewing surfaces...

What’s new in Dentistry
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: this article provides direct clinical evidence between the link between using sealants in children and the reduction in cavities...

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...

Helping Maintain the Health of Your Child's Smile
...Additionally, our offices in Frederick and Urbana, MD, offer the following treatments to boost your child's oral health: - Dental sealants - Fluoride treatments - Regular dental cleanings - Braces and space maintainers - Tooth-colored cavity fillings A Skilled Team of Dentists at Your Service Get help maintaining the health of your child’s smile by calling PearlFection Dentistry at (301) 831-8303 for the Urbana office, or (301) 663-5550 for the Frederick location...

Oral Hygiene for Kids
...If necessary, dental sealants can be applied to the back teeth (molars) to prevent food particles and bacteria from building up in the tiny grooves where a toothbrush can't reach (View Dental Sealant Video)...

Tips to Prevent Cavities
...These include in-office fluoride treatments and dental sealants, both of which are quick, easy and effective procedures...

Sealants
...Fortunately, there is a good solution to this problem: dental sealants...

Preventive Dentistry
... Dental Sealants...

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
... Dental Sealants — A plastic coating can be applied at the dental office to prevent cavities by sealing the little grooves on the chewing surfaces of back teeth known as “pits and fissures...