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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:

Periodontitis in Children: What You Need to Know

Posted on 10/24/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
Did you know that gum disease is one of the children's most common dental problems? The American Academy of Periodontology states that nearly half of all children will suffer from gum disease in adulthood. If left untreated, periodontal disease can cause several health problems for your child. This blog will discuss the causes and symptoms of periodontitis in children and how to treat it. Poor Dental Hygiene Children who do not brush or floss their teeth properly or do not visit the...
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What You Should Know About Endosteal Implants

Posted on 10/10/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
Endosteal-type implants can be installed in your jawbone. They are made of titanium and may replace a single tooth or even multiple teeth. Endosteal types of implants are the commonest implant type, and they are usually recommended for people who have lost teeth due to gum disease or an injury. Read on to know more. What Are Endosteal Implants? The jawbone is immediately implanted with an endosteal implant. This implant is typically used for patients with enough healthy jawbone to support...
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The Symptoms of Periodontitis

Posted on 9/19/2022 by Pine Belt Periodontics
If you are experiencing some symptoms, you may have periodontitis: swollen gums, bleeding gums, receding gums, loose and sensitive teeth, and bad breath. Periodontitis is a form of dental infection that can lead to tooth loss and other health complications if left untreated. This blog will discuss the causes and symptoms of periodontitis in more detail. Swollen Gums Swollen gums are a common symptom of periodontitis. The gums may be red, tender, and inflamed. They may bleed when brushing...
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All Posts:
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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