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Dental blog from Pine Belt Periodontics, PLLC in Hattiesburg, MSDr. Brian Pitfield has created this informative blog to help educate the community.

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Latest Posts:

Understanding the Progression of Gum Disease

Posted on 2/20/2023 by Pine Belt Periodontics
When it comes to oral health and hygiene, good health is much more than the actual teeth. The gums and tissues around the teeth are just as important. Even for those that are free from cavities and have healthy, white, teeth, the issue of gum disease is still an important risk to think about. Gum disease is most of the time painless, and most people never realize they have it until it is too late or until they are referred to a periodontist. Gum disease affects the gums, and starts when there...
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How a Dental Bridge Could Help with Gum Disease Treatment

Posted on 2/6/2023 by Pine Belt Periodontics
Gum disease is a severe oral condition that affects your gums. In some cases, this condition is not detected early and means it will develop into a more difficult situation. In that case, more stringent measures need to be taken to combat it. One of the effective treatments for this condition is dental bridges. These oral appliances can help prevent the advancement of gum disease. The Importance of Dental Bridges When bacteria start building up around your gums and teeth, you will likely...
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Can Children and Teens Get Dental Implants

Posted on 1/23/2023 by Pine Belt Periodontics
Dental implants offer patients who are missing one or more teeth a long-term restorative solution. However, dental implants are often unsuitable for young children or teenagers because their jaws are still developing. After the age of 16, their jaws will mature and solidify. This is why adults with fully developed jawbones respond best to implants. Since children's bones will continue to develop over the years, dental implants are not recommended for them. The child's permanent...
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All Posts:
Understanding the Progression of Gum Disease
2/20/2023
How a Dental Bridge Could Help with Gum Disease Treatment
2/6/2023
Can Children and Teens Get Dental Implants
1/23/2023
Effects Of Pregnancy On Periodontal and Dental Health
1/9/2023
What Is Scaling And Root Planing?
12/19/2022
Signs You May Need a Gum Graft
12/5/2022
What are the Three Primary Periodontal Surgical Procedures?
11/21/2022
Why a 3 Month Periodontal Maintenance Post Op Visit?
11/7/2022
Periodontitis in Children: What You Need to Know
10/24/2022
What You Should Know About Endosteal Implants
10/10/2022
The Symptoms of Periodontitis
9/19/2022
Diet and Periodontitis: Foods to Eat and Avoid
9/5/2022
Periodontics Professionals in Periodontal Treatments
8/22/2022
What Is the Importance of Periodontics?
8/8/2022
How to Identify the Best Periodontist
7/18/2022
Common Periodontic Procedures and Treatments
7/4/2022
The Definition of Periodontal Pockets is Stated Below
6/20/2022
Peri-Impantitis What to Know
6/6/2022
Define a Periodontist
5/23/2022
Are You Flossing Too Much?
5/9/2022
What to Expect from a Pinhole Surgery
4/25/2022
Understanding TMJ
4/11/2022
Potential Dental Implant Issues
3/21/2022
How Milk Can Help Prevent Gum Disease
3/7/2022
Does Gum Disease Affect a Persons Facial Shape?
2/21/2022
Can Stress Impact Your Oral Health?
2/7/2022
What You Need to Know About Implant Care and Maintenance
1/24/2022
What are the Benefits of Gum Graft Surgery?
1/10/2022
Do You have bad taste in Your Mouth Constantly?
12/23/2021
What to Expect from Gum Surgery?
12/10/2021
How To Prepare For a Periodontal Surgery
11/22/2021
What are the Three Primary Periodontal Surgical Procedures?
11/8/2021
What Is an All-On-Four Denture Treatment?
10/25/2021
Everything To Know About Recovering From A Dental Implant
10/11/2021
Is There Any Worry About Gum Disease If You Have Dental Implants?
9/21/2021
Signs the Root of Your Tooth Has an Infection
9/6/2021
Do Gums Always Hurt for the Same Reasons?
8/23/2021
Tooth Loss Often Happens When Gum Disease Does Not Get Treated
8/9/2021
How To Maintain a Clean Mouth After Gum Disease Treatment
7/26/2021
Straws Can Improve Your Oral Discomfort When You Have Sensitive Teeth
7/12/2021
Lung Cancer Could Be Linked to Untreated Gum Disease
6/21/2021
Preparations You May Need to Make Prior to Getting Implants
6/7/2021
What Are the Top Three Symptoms People Typically Notice When Early Gum Disease Is Present?
5/24/2021
Gum Disease Could Lead To Problems Like Breast Cancer
5/10/2021
What Foods Should You Avoid With Gingivitis?
4/26/2021
Periodontitis: Causes
4/12/2021
Why Do My Teeth Feel Loose Sometimes?
3/22/2021
Ways to Reduce Chances of Periodontal Disease
3/8/2021
What Is A Periodontal Pocket?
2/22/2021
Understanding the Difference Between Periodontitis and Gingivitis
2/8/2021
When Gums Bleed, How Should You Respond?
1/25/2021
The Effects of Alcohol on Your Overall Oral Health
1/11/2021
A Dental Crown Could Help Improve Your Oral Health
12/7/2020

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