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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:

The Definition of Periodontal Pockets is Stated Below

Posted on 6/20/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
Periodontal pockets are the openings that surround the teeth under the gum line. The pockets become filled with the infection-causing bacteria. The pockets are a common sign of periodontitis; however, periodontal pockets can be treated with proper oral hygiene or treatments from a profession. Periodontal pockets occur when one has gum issues causing tissue erosion, and the pockets form. They can hold and store bacteria which can after that affect the jawbone which supports the teeth. How...
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Peri-Impantitis What to Know

Posted on 6/6/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
If you have a dental implant, you need to be aware of peri-implantitis. This condition can occur in anyone who has had a dental implant placed and can cause much damage if left untreated. Read ahead to know more. What Is Peri-implantitis? It is a condition that affects the tissue surrounding dental implants. This condition can develop gradually or suddenly, and it is associated with several different symptoms, including swelling, pain, redness, and pus discharge around the implant site....
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Define a Periodontist

Posted on 5/23/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
A periodontist is a dentistry expert who specializes in the preventive, detection, treatment, and management of periodontal conditions (also referred to as gum disease) and the insertion of dental implants. While some dental hygienists will manage minor periodontal issues and implant treatments, many will send their patients to periodontic specialists for more complicated instances. Everything You Need to Know About Periodontists Periodontists have considerable training in treating...
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All Posts:
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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