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Why an Ulcer in Your Mouth Might Need a Biopsy Oct 5th, 2022

It doesn’t get much attention, but oral cancers are fairly common. And, fortunately, most can get treated and cured when detected at an early stage. In most cases, oral cancers can be discovered during routine dental visits. Our team at Gulf Coast Periodontics & Implants checks for signs of oral...

Can I Prevent Gum Recession? Sep 7th, 2022

Several things can jeopardize your teeth and oral health. However, the spotlight often falls on problems like cavities and gum disease. But, did you know that an estimated 88% of people over age 65 have at least one tooth with receding gum tissue?  Gum recession occurs when pink gum tissue wears or pulls...

Do You Have a Gummy Smile? Crown Lengthening Might Be Your Answer Jul 6th, 2022

It’s hard to resist a beautiful smile. In fact, people often say that a smile is infectious. But what if yours is less than perfect? We’ve got good news for you. At Gulf Coast Periodontics & Implants in Gulfport, Mississippi, Caesar Sweidan, DDS, and our team completely transform smiles. We offer numerous dental solutions to help...

How Periodontal Disease Negatively Impacts Your Overall Health Jun 1st, 2022

They say the eyes are the window to your soul. If that’s the case, then your mouth is the window to your physical health. That’s because the state of your oral health impacts the rest of your body, especially if you have periodontal disease. Caesar Sweidan, DDS, and our team at Gulf Coast...

Gum Grafting or Laser Treatment: Which Is Right for My Gum Recession? Apr 1st, 2022

Gums usually don’t get much attention. After all, we don’t use them to chew, and we typically focus on our pearly whites when we smile. However, our gums play a crucial role in our tooth stability and oral health.  This important soft tissue covers the bones in your mouth, such...

Dental Implants: Why They Are the Gold Standard for Replacing Missing Teeth Mar 7th, 2022

Losing a tooth is an incredibly common occurrence, whether it’s due to decay, trauma, or other issues. However, being common doesn’t make it comfortable. If you’ve lost a tooth, getting it replaced should be a priority.  Losing a tooth is an incredibly common occurrence, whether it’s due to decay, trauma,...