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 […]

Invisalign, a Great Alternative to Metal Braces for Straightening Your Teeth

Have you thought about how you can get a straighter, beautiful smile but don’t want to have the “metal mouth” look of braces as an adult? Invisalign® is a great alternative to metal braces for straightening your teeth. Invisalign is the modern approach to straightening teeth by using clear, custom-made aligners. They work by gradually […]

Professional Teeth Cleanings at Your Uptown Charlotte Dentist

Wait?…. Pearl isn’t just a cosmetic dentist? Nope! We do general dentistry too! When you make the best choice for your dental health and choose Pearl, our first step is to give your teeth a thorough, routine cleaning. Our hygienists start by scraping off the buildup of plaque and tartar that collects above and below the gum […]

Why Preventative Care is Important for Oral Health

It all boils down to this question – would you rather pay a small amount to maintain good quality oral health, or wait until the pain in your mouth is uncomfortable or unbearable and pay a large amount to fix bigger problems that arise with your oral health? Preventative care is hugely important for everyone to avoid […]

Announcing the New and Improved Pearl. Dentistry Site!

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new and improved Pearl. Dentistry site! The site itself has changed a lot since we began the redesign process but with all the resources, and time that went into creating this new site, we believe this is a great way to represent our dental office. We wanted to […]

Repairing Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are fixed appliances that are mounted in a patient’s mouth when he or she has one or more missing teeth. Dental bridges could last for decades but once in a while, replacement or repairing may need to be done. Normally, the abutments are anchored to healthy teeth. A dental bridge repair can be done when […]

Common Types of Dentistry & Why They Are Important

Dentistry involves the study, prevention, diagnosis of teeth and the mouth, including how to correct disorders and treat diseases of the oral cavity and related tissues and structures in the maxillofacial area. Dentistry also includes procedures and practices that are done by surgeons. In this article, we will discuss the various kinds of dentistry and […]

Teeth Whitening – Recommendations from Your Cosmetic Dentist

There are many cosmetic procedures that a cosmetic dentist can perform, among them being teeth whitening. Brightening your smile can be achieved by paying a visit to your dentist or by purchasing the available home remedies and doing it yourself. You do not need to change your habits to whiten your teeth. Replacing your toothpaste with a […]

Everything You Need To Know About the Process of Tooth Decay

What is Inside Your Mouth? To fully understand the process of tooth decay, it is crucial to first get to know what can be found naturally in your mouth. Below are several elements that you will find in your mouth. 1. Saliva Your teeth and mouth are continuously bathed in saliva. As human beings, we […]

The Different Types of Dentists and How to Choose the Right One

There are different types of dentists in Charlotte, for instance, periodontists and oral pathologists. Each of these dentists is specialized in specific tasks. In this article, we will talk about the different categories of dentists and how to know if you have chosen the best one. Different types of dentists in Charlotte 1. General Dentists […]