Alternative to Braces for Teens

If your teen is tired of living with crooked teeth, now is an excellent time to consider orthodontics. At Pearl Shine Dental we are regularly asked about Invisalign Teen® as an alternative to braces for teens.his product is growing in popularity as more and more teens are transforming their smile without the use of bulky and noticeable braces. If you live in Houston, TX or the 77070 area, we encourage you to call (281) 477-7200 and schedule an examination. We can let you know whether or not Invisalign® is the right solution for your child and how to get started.

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Dental Anxiety

At Pearl Shine Dental, we specialize in treating patients that are suffering from dental anxiety. If you have been avoiding the dentist due to fear of what a procedure could be like or simply do not enjoy having dental work done, give us a call. In our Houston, Texas dental office, we can ensure that you are comfortable and relaxed regardless of what procedure is being performed. When you visit our office, Dr. Bahar will meet with you to discuss what treatments you need and create a plan for how to keep your mouth healthy while easing any fears that you have about dentistry or procedures in general.

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Do I have Sleep Apnea

If you feel as though you have no energy and are too tired to keep up with your friends and family, you should visit a Houston, TX dental office to talk about sleep apnea. This may be what is causing your issues, and a simple non-invasive treatment may be just what you need to feel like yourself again. To schedule an appointment with our 77070 dental office, call (281) 477-7200. We will be happy to discuss your treatment and then make a recommendation for how you should proceed.

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I Think My Gums are Receding

At Pearl Shine Dental, we are focused on the health of our patients’ gums just as much as we are focused on their teeth. This is because we understand the critical nature of the gums and the role they play in keeping teeth healthy, strong, and intact. Through regular dental care, we can work to prevent gum disease, and very often, this is the solution. However, if you do notice that your gums have begun to recede, you should call (281) 477-7200 and schedule an appointment with our Houston, TX dental office.

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Do i Need a Root Canal

At Pearl Shine Dental is regularly asked, “my tooth hurts, do I have to have a root canal?” Toothaches can be terribly inconvenient. They make it difficult to eat, speak, or even function. As a family dentist in Houston, TX, we realize that a common toothache is something most people can live with until it suddenly turns a corner and becomes unbearable. The key is to visit our dental office at that initial stage before you reach the point of severe discomfort. This will give you the largest amount of options for how to treat the problem.

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Gum Disease

At Pearl Shine Dental, we work diligently to prevent gum disease in our patients. This is a condition that is incredibly common, and most adults will suffer from some form of gum disease during their lifetime. The challenge is that this condition can lead to bone and tooth loss, making it incredibly important to both prevent and treat it. If you live in Houston, TX or the 77070 area, we can examine you and let you know if you are showing any signs of the condition, along with making recommendations for how you can prevent it. To schedule an appointment, call (281) 477-7200.

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Improve Your Smile for Senior Pictures

If you are in your junior year of high school, it is time to think ahead to your senior pictures. These are the pictures that will remain in infamy in your school yearbook and looked at by all your friends for decades. This is not your casual selfie, but something you want to really look amazing in. Your smile is the first thing people will notice in your senior pictures, so visiting the dentist is the best way to improve how you look.

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Multiple Teeth Replacement Options

At Pearl Shine Dental, we can replace your missing teeth in our Houston, TX dental office. As a general dentist, our goal is to help you maintain excellent oral health so you do not lose your teeth. However, if your teeth are lost due to an accident, infection, or age, you need to replace them right away in order to limit resorption. Within the first year after tooth loss, your jawbone can lose up to 25 percent of its density in that particular area. This can negatively impact the health of your jaw and remaining teeth, in addition to giving you a sunken and aged appearance. /p>

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Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

At Pearl Shine Dental, we have several options for replacing missing teeth. If you have a tooth that has been knocked out in an accident or was removed due to decay, we can perform a procedure to replace it so you can regain the full functionality and appearance of your smile. If you live in Houston, TX or the 77070 area, we invite you to call (281) 477-7200 and schedule an appointment with our dental office. After examining you, Dr. Bahar will make a recommendation as to which procedure is likely to provide the best results for your appearance and lifestyle goals.

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Oral Cancer Screening

At Pearl Shine Dental, we encourage you to schedule an oral cancer screening today. If you have not yet taken this life-saving measure, you should. Oral cancer is a disease not frequently discussed. There are few, if any, advertising campaigns, walks, or fundraisers supporting its treatment. Still, oral cancer claims one life every day in the United States. The reason for the high mortality rate is that most people do not seek medical help until the cancer has advanced. As with all forms of cancer, early detection and treatment are critical to the ability to be cured.

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Oral Hygine Basics

At Pearl Shine Dental, we help patients throughout Houston, TX to stay in excellent oral health. With a focus on preventative care, Dr. Bahar takes the time to get to know each of our patients, creating a plan for lifelong oral health. With only one set of permanent adult teeth, it is important to care for them and be proactive in taking the steps to prevent cavities, infections, and gum disease. We recommend that you visit our 77070 dental office for a teeth cleaning twice a year so that we can remove plaque buildup and tartar, keeping your mouth healthy and clean.

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Oral Cancer Screening

At Pearl Shine Dental, we encourage you to schedule an oral cancer screening today. If you have not yet taken this life-saving measure, you should. Oral cancer is a disease not frequently discussed. There are few, if any, advertising campaigns, walks, or fundraisers supporting its treatment. Still, oral cancer claims one life every day in the United States. The reason for the high mortality rate is that most people do not seek medical help until the cancer has advanced. As with all forms of cancer, early detection and treatment are critical to the ability to be cured.

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Post-OP Care for Dental Implants

At Pearl Shine Dental, we can provide you with information regarding post-op care for dental implants. This is the most durable and natural-looking way to replace your missing teeth, but it requires oral surgery, meaning there is a recovery process that must be taken into consideration. When you visit our Houston, TX dental office, we can conduct an examination, take x-rays, and let you know what to expect from the implants procedure. This also includes what to expect during your recovery process.

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The Dental Implant Procedure

At Pearl Shine Dental, we specialize in treating patients that are suffering from The Dental Implant Procedure. If you have been avoiding the dentist due to fear of what a procedure could be like or simply do not enjoy having dental work done, give us a call. In our Houston, Texas dental office, we can ensure that you are comfortable and relaxed regardless of what procedure is being performed. When you visit our office, Dr. Bahar will meet with you to discuss what treatments you need and create a plan for how to keep your mouth healthy while easing any fears that you have about dentistry or procedures in general.

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What Can I Do To Improve My Smile

Your formal is coming up, and you are embarrassed by your smile. What do you do? Call the dentist. Whether you are getting ready for the homecoming dance, prom, or any formal event, you want to be confident enough to show off your smile. Your formal is something that only happens in high school, and it is an event to really look forward to. These pictures will last a lifetime and so will your memories, but making sure you love your pictures takes work and planning. At Pearl Shine Dental, we can help you love your smile, even if your formal is only a week or two away. Here are a few of the steps we recommend.

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What do I do if I Damage my Dentures

If you have dentures, it is important to handle them with care so they can remain in as good a condition as possible. Still, it is wise to ask, “What do I do if I damage my dentures?” This way, you can have the information and tools necessary to address a problem should you have one. At Pearl Shine Dental can answer any questions you have regarding denture care. To schedule an appointment with our dental office, call (281) 477-7200. In the meantime, here is what you should know.

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What Should I do if I Chip my Tooth

At Pearl Shine Dental we are regularly asked, “What should I do if I chip my tooth?” This is actually a fairly common problem. If you live in the Houston, TX area, we encourage you to call (281) 477-7200 as soon as your tooth becomes chipped. As a general dentist, we can examine and treat you right away. As an emergency dentist, the first thing we want to do is determine how serious the damage is. In order to do so, we will ask you several questions when you call to schedule an appointment.

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When is a Tooth Extraction Necessary

As a family dentist in Houston, TX, we are regularly asked, “When is a tooth extraction necessary?” This is an understandable question because no one wants to have a tooth pulled unless it is absolutely beneficial. As a general dentist, we are not interested in extracting teeth unnecessarily, either. In fact, if you damage a tooth, our preferred method of treatment would be to restore it using dental veneers or dental crowns. There are times, however, where we do recommend visiting our dental office located at 12220 Jones Rd Ste C Houston, TX 77070 for an extraction.

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Why are my Gums Bleeding

If your gums are bleeding, visit our Houston dentist office to have your teeth examined. At Pearl Shine Dental we can examine you and determine whether they are bleeding due to simple irritation or if there is a greater health concern. You can schedule an appointment with our 77070 office by calling (281) 477-7200. In the meantime, here is what you need to know about your gums.

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Which is Better Invisalign or Braces

At Pearl Shine Dental, we understand the important role that orthodontics can play in creating a healthy and beautiful smile. If you or your teen has crooked teeth, overly crowded teeth, an underbite or an overbite, correcting these challenges can prolong the lifespan of natural teeth by helping them to remain in good condition. Both Invisalign® and braces can do so by applying pressure to the teeth or by working in combination with other orthodontic measures like spacers. When determining which is better, Invisalign® or braces, you must really evaluate your lifestyle and determine which solution will work within it.

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Will I Need a Bone Graft for Dental Implants

If you are considering getting dental implants you are already on the road to restoring your smile. Since dental implants are surgically placed and inserted into the jawbone, one of the questions our Houston patients ask is whether or not they will need a bone graft prior to the procedure. If you live in the 77070 area we encourage you to visit our dental office for an examination and x-rays so that we can answer this question based on your health. You can schedule an appointment by calling (281) 477-7200. In the meantime, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about the bone graft procedure.

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  • Pearl Shine Dental was established in 2004
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  • We serve patients from the following counties: Houston
  • We serve patients from the following cities: Houston, North West Houston, Cypress, Spring, and Katy

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