Candy Isn’t The Only Thing That Will Crush Your Teeth… This Is What’s Really Scary!

A fan-favorite Holiday is right around the corner: Halloween! This spooky holiday is great for so many reasons: the costumes, the parties, and of course, the candy. Those sticky treats can also cause cavities, tooth decay, and enamel erosion. For years, we’ve emphasized the importance of brushing your teeth thoroughly after eating sweets on Halloween, […]

6 Myths About Gum Disease

Cavities, toothaches, and discolored teeth are all easily detectable; the associated pain or discomfort signals that you should give our office a visit. Gum issues, on the other hand, are often neglected and harder to detect on your own. The American Academy of Periodontology found that roughly three out of four Americans suffer from a […]

Back-To-Office Glow Up!

After a year of Zoom meetings and virtual hangouts, being in-person is an exciting change of pace. Showing up to work looking and feeling your best will help create an easier transition away from #WFH, and our team is here to help!  From cleanings to cosmetic procedures, we’re dedicated to making clients feel confident in […]

How to Know When It’s Time to Switch Dentists

Your dentist office should suit YOU – it should ease any fears you have, provide services that fit your needs, and team members should be supportive of you! Each practice demonstrates that differently. At pearl. we pride ourselves on educating patients so they’re comfortable and confident every step of the way. If you don’t feel […]

Dental Veneers – The Process and The Advantages

Dental veneers are sometimes called dental porcelain laminates or porcelain veneers. They are wafer-thin, custom-made shells that are designed to resemble natural teeth and are placed on the front part of the tooth in order to enhance the tooth’s appearance. These veneers usually change the size, shape, length, and color of the tooth since they are placed […]

4 Reasons Why Full Mouth Dental Implants Are the Best Option to Improve Your Smile

Your dentist can suggest a variety of solutions if you have a missing tooth or multiple teeth. Dental implants can significantly help a patient leave behind the embarrassment and discomfort caused by missing teeth. Although full mouth dental implants are a bit pricey compared to dentures, they offer numerous advantages over dentures and the value of money […]

Dentophobia – Do You Have It?

In America, approximately 8 percent of people are afraid of clowns and 15 percent are afraid of flying. However, neither of those compare to 36 percent of people being afraid of… the dentist?! That’s right. The fear of going to the dentist is known as, “Dentophobia,” and 1 in 3 Americans have it. The most […]

Tips To Keep Fresh Breath/Dating After COVID-19

Dating is back. If you’ve been connecting with new suitors online, it’s time to get back out there IRL. Per the CDC and recommended guidelines from the NC Governor, small groups of less than 10 are allowed outside; Phase 2 allowed for restaurants to reopen with 50% capacity and additional seating/safety regulations. Which means: first […]

Dental Veneers: The Minimally Invasive Process and When to Replace Veneers

What are porcelain veneers? Porcelain veneers are custom-designed porcelain shells that are applied to the surface of your teeth. Veneers can be used to cover worn enamel, discoloration, and uneven tooth alignment or spacing. Veneers can also be used to correct wear and tear, uneven teeth, and accidental damage. Not everyone is a candidate for porcelain […]