When most people think of oral health, they think only of their teeth. And while a bright and healthy smile is important, there are other threats to your oral health that can develop out of sight and away from your teeth. While we at Pearl Dental P.C. check for early signs of mouth cancer at […]
When you think of braces, you’re probably thinking of a teenage kid rocking a face full of metal on his way to Algebra 1. But despite what you’ve seen on TV and what you remember from your childhood, orthodontics have come a long way, and they’re not just for kids. A straight smile can greatly […]
Dentistry has been around for quite some time. In fact, a recent archeological dig in Krapina, Croatia unearthed the remains of a 130,000-year-old Neanderthal, who scientists believe tried to carry out some “prehistoric dentistry” on an impacted tooth. Luckily for you, dentistry has come a long way from sticks and rocks. Dental advancements have made […]
Do you wake up with a sore jaw? Does your partner complain about grinding noises from your side of the bed? You may not know it by name, but you could be suffering from a behavior known as “bruxism.” It’s the grinding, clenching, or gritting of teeth that many people do without even realizing it. […]
Giving your dad a new tie or the latest gizmo is expected, but have you thought about giving a gift that will last a lifetime? Proper dental care can give your dad both increased confidence and self-esteem as well as improve his oral hygiene and overall health. This Father’s Day, we here at Pearl Dental […]
While we at Pearl Dental P.C. pride ourselves in our friendly staff and comfortable environment, a trip to the dentist can still be a scary experience for a young child. To them, the dentist is just a stranger they’ve never met prodding around inside their mouth with sharp and shiny objects. Here’s a list of […]
Just as having regular health check-ups are important for your overall well-being, dental check-ups are also important for oral health maintenance. Flossing and brushing are great practices to maintain clean teeth every day, but they are not a replacement for routine checkups. At Pearl Dental PC, Farmington Hills dentist Dr. Karanth and her team work […]
One important reason that patients choose to have cosmetic dental treatments are to achieve the smile they have dreamt about having, especially when in front of a camera. Dental veneers are a popular treatment in this category because they provide one of the dramatic results when it comes to the appearance of the teeth.
Dental Sealants can be described as thin resin layers that are strategically placed on the pits, fissures and grooves of your molars in order to prevent further decay of those surfaces. You might consider them to be raincoats for your teeth. Sealants can significantly reduce the likelihood of further decay taking place, although decay may […]
Canker sores are small, shallow lesions that can develop in your mouth. They are also called aphthous ulcers. A key difference between canker sores and cold sores is that canker sores do not occur on the surface of your lips and they are also not contagious.
These sores can be painful and inconvenient, to say the […]