A visit to the dentist causes anxiety in many individuals; adults and children alike. Their expectation is that the treatment will be painful, and out of fear of that pain, they put off important procedures, compromising their dental health. With sedation dentistry, the pain is taken out of dental procedures and patients sleep through the …

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High profile people often have beautiful smiles, and some of those high-profile smiles are due to Invisalign® aligners. This nearly invisible system of straightening teeth has been used by royalty, movie stars, TV celebrities, and popular singers among others. Invisalign Straightens Up a Royal Smile The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is often in the …

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We all know where to go if we break a bone, have a heart attack or otherwise need medical care. We go to the emergency room. Trained professionals are standing by to ensure you have the best, up-to-the-minute care with the latest technology. This gives you the best chances of coming out of your emergency …

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Because of their high success rate, dental implants are fast becoming the option of choice when it comes to replacing missing teeth. While implants may be the best choice in many situations, sometimes a partial denture is the better option. One of the biggest drawbacks for choosing dental implants is the cost. While implants may …

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If you think you have seen everything when it comes to dentures, think again. Most people are familiar with removable dentures, both partial and full. There are also various ways dentures are kept in place, including bonding, clasping, and fixed prosthodontics. However, dentures have changed dramatically over the centuries and continue to evolve to this …

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When you’re not confident in your smile, it can do real damage to your self-esteem. Feeling a need to hide your teeth shouldn’t keep you from smiling, laughing and interacting freely with the people around you. Advancements in cosmetic dentistry can transform your smile more easily than you ever imagined. Dental veneers and dental laminate …

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A beautiful smile can enhance your sense of self-esteem and self-confidence. When your smile leaves a lot to be desired, it can be greatly improved with dental veneers. This cosmetic dental procedure can make a difference in your appearance and the way you feel about yourself. A Long History of Enhanced Smiles Dental veneers have …

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You’ve got a dental bridge, and a commitment to keeping the rest of your teeth healthy. You know that means brushing and flossing your natural teeth, but how do you keep food particles, debris and decay-causing bacteria at bay when you have a bridge? Cleaning a Dental Bridge It’s no secret that keeping dental bridges, …

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Depending on the severity and location of the damage done to your tooth, your Pearl Shine Dental dentist may offer you two options: a large filling or a dental crown. What are dental crowns and why would you want to choose that over a filling or why might a filling be better? There are several …

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Everyone wants to live a long and healthy life, but what if you’re overlooking an area with the potential to have an unexpected impact on your overall health? Dental cleanings and examinations do more than prevent cavities; they can also help you safeguard the health of your entire body. How do Dental Cleanings and Examinations …

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