There are many different oral diseases that can damage our teeth and affect our general health. Here are some oral diseases and why it is important that your dentist detects them early.
– Gum disease causes inflammation, redness and bleeding of the gums and has been linked to heart disease and stroke.
– Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the airway gets blocked during sleep.
– Bruxism patients grind their teeth when stressed, anxious or asleep.
Oral cancer can be treated with early detection. See the dentist regularly for cleaning and screening.
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