Dental Bridges Can Help with Your Smile Makeover!

A dental bridge will fill the gap of a missing tooth or teeth. The adjacent teeth are typically ground down, and crowns are installed for the bridge to attach to or hook around. If you are searching for a natural, permanent way to fill in a gap between the teeth. A bridge will give you [...]

Crush Oral Cancer Before It Starts

Crush Oral Cancer Before It Starts 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 [...]

Straighten Your Teeth And Smile Confidently 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 [...]

Let Lasers Do the Work (And Spend Less Time at the Dentist) 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 [...]

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth 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 [...]

Dental Gifts for Dad 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 [...]

General Dentistry is Important for Maintaining Your Dental Health 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, [...]

The Importance of Dental Sealants 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 [...]

Canker Sore Remedies 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 [...]

  Happy Holidays As 2015 draws to a close, Dr. Chetana D. Karanth at Pearl Dental P.C. wish you a happy holiday season and healthy Smiles!

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