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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 TMJ

Posted on 4/11/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
The temporomandibular joints, better termed TMJ, are joints found on your facial sides in front of the ears. These joints link your lower jawbone and the skull and are crucial in fostering activities such as chewing and speaking. When these joints have a dysfunction, you can feel pain and irritation that may cause discomfort. You can visit us at our practice if you feel pain in that area and have our dentist conduct a thorough check-up and provide you with the help you need. Causes of TMJ...
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Potential Dental Implant Issues

Posted on 3/21/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry estimates that about 3 million people in America replaced their missing teeth with implants in 2020. Dental implants are becoming pretty popular in recent times. However, the quality of implants may vary greatly depending on the kind of technique that the implant specialist utilizes as well as their experience. If you are considering receiving dental implants, you need to know the potential issues that may arise. Issues that may arise with Dental...
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How Milk Can Help Prevent Gum Disease

Posted on 3/7/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
Milk is an essential part of your diet. According to research, foods rich in minerals like calcium can help reduce the chances of developing gum disease. Milk is one of the foods with high levels of calcium — it has over 56% of this vital nutrient. Calcium is an essential nutrient for oral health. This is because it helps strengthen the bones and prevent the possibility of osteoporosis. Furthermore, this nutrient helps keep the gum line and jawbone in an excellent position. With that,...
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All Posts:
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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