How Does Having an ADA Dentist Make a Difference?

Your dentist is a member of the American Dental Association, which means he meets requirements to be a part of the organization. Because the ADA cares about you and your smile, it ensures that Dr. David E. Pearson makes and keeps promises each day. The first promise is to respect a patient’s wants and needs. This means Dr. David E.... read more »

The Basics of Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection that attacks the gum tissues. If left untreated, this disease can lead to tooth loss. Dr. David E. Pearson may suggest treatment for gum disease if you have any of the following symptoms: - Gums that bleed easily - Gums that are red, tender, or swollen - Gums that are receding from the teeth -... read more »

Do You Suffer from Dental Anxiety?

If you, or a loved one, suffers from dental anxiety, you are not alone. Here at David E. Pearson DMD PC in Lawrenceville, Georgia, we want you to feel safe and confident in our care, which is why we offer these tips and tricks to help you in the dental chair. Dental anxiety is a real anxiety condition that gives... read more »

If You Are Missing a Molar, It Can Be Restored with a Dental Implant

The average adult has eight large molars in the back of their mouth. These teeth are designed to work together to grind and chew the foods you eat. If one is lost to a severe cavity or some form of dental trauma, it can severely limit your natural oral function. In a situation like this Dr. David E. Pearson might... read more »

Severe Tooth Loss Periodontitis Might Be Addressed by Dentures

The American Dental Association notes that a significant number of people over the age of 60 suffer from moderate to severe gum disease. Chronic, severe gum disease (known as periodontitis) can cause significant infection in the gums near the roots of teeth. In time, it can even cause a loss of bone structure, causing the loss of a high number... read more »

The Health Benefits of BOTOX®

In a previous blog, we talked about the cosmetic benefits of BOTOX® for a more youthful appearance. Today, Dr. David E. Pearson would like to talk about the functional benefits of BOTOX and how this injectable medication can be used to lower reoccurring migraines, treat TMJ disorder and lessen excessive sweating for patients in Lawrenceville, Georgia. OnabotulinumtoxinA, as it is... read more »

Gum Disease Can Easily Be Prevented with Oral Hygiene Improvements

Gum disease is alarmingly more prevalent in the American population than most people think. A research report published by the American Dental Association estimated that up to 47 percent of adults over the age of 30 are affected by some degree of gum disease. Poor oral hygiene habits or inconsistencies in your brushing and flossing technique can leave stray food... read more »

Gum Disease: Treatment Options

Would you be interested in learning that about 50% of Americans suffer from have gum disease? While this might not seem like a serious issue, gum disease can be hard to notice on your own. Luckily, there are a number of symptoms you may be able to recognize from home. Still, we suggest setting up regular appointments with us because... read more »

All About Crown Lengthening

Would you prefer to flash more of your lovely white teeth than your pink gums? Or maybe your tooth needs crown or bridge and the gumline is too high for that. Here at David E. Pearson DMD PC in Lawrenceville, Georgia, we offer what is called crown lengthening. This is a kind of dental procedure designed to uncover more of... read more »

The Signs of Gum Recession

Have you ever heard of gum recession? Sadly, gum recession is a fairly serious issue. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to deal with gum recession. Luckily, there are several symptoms you might be able to recognize from home. For example, if you have swollen or tender gums, you could have gum recession. Similarly, if you see brown... read more »