Oral Warning Signs Can Indicate Serious Medical Conditions

Featured / Friday, May 13th, 2011

Regular dental exams not only help to decrease a patient’s risk of oral diseases, such as cavities and periodontal (gum) disease, but they may also help to diagnose other, sometimes life-threatening, medical conditions.

Dentists are able to assess a patient’s overall oral health and may recognize symptoms of serious diseases, including diabetes, cancer, and … …read more
Source: ABCs of Oral Health