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22 12, 2014

What are dentists looking for when checking for cavities?

By | 2018-10-04T21:49:18+00:00 December 22nd, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, General Dentistry, White fillings|2 Comments

What are dentists really looking for when they are checking out your X-rays?  What are they looking for when they feel your teeth with the explorer?  This blog explains some of the things dentists are looking for and current technology that can be use to aide in decay detection when checking your mouth for cavities!

4 08, 2014

Mouthguard Protection for Young Athletes: a Message to Parents

By | 2018-10-04T21:49:18+00:00 August 4th, 2014|Athletic Mouthgaurds, Dental Health, General Dentistry, Pediatric dentistry|1 Comment

With fall sports starting, you are probably purchasing all the gear that your child/teenager will need for the upcoming season.   We would like to remind parents that mouthguards are an important piece of “equipment” that protects your children’s teeth and could possibly reduce their incidence of concussion. 

20 03, 2014

Dental Care for Early Childhood

By | 2018-10-04T21:49:18+00:00 March 20th, 2014|children's dental health, General Dentistry, Pediatric dentistry|2 Comments

It’s never too early to begin caring for your child’s teeth. Here are a few guidelines to help parents manage their child’s dental care needs from infancy and throughout early childhood.

20 02, 2014

Modern Alternatives to Braces

By | 2018-10-04T21:49:19+00:00 February 20th, 2014|6 Month Smiles, Adult Braces, Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign, Straight Teeth|6 Comments

There was a time when misaligned or crooked teeth meant years of wearing metal braces, elastic bands, headgear and more. Fortunately, technology has improved over the past several years. Metal braces are smaller and often work more quickly, and other options have made metal a thing of the past for some patients. 

16 01, 2014

Resolving to Improve your Dental Health

By | 2018-10-04T21:49:19+00:00 January 16th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, General Dentistry|1 Comment

It’s almost three weeks into the new year, and you have probably made some valiant efforts so far to stick to your New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you’ve joined a gym or you’re working on a new budget to curb extra spending. The Dentists on Pearl would love to encourage you to add one more resolution to your list: Take better care of your teeth.