Early diagnosis of oral diseases is very important, as it can literally save your life. Here are some symptoms of oral diseases and why it’s important for your dentist to detect them as early as possible. 

Key takeaway:

  • Oral cancer kills thousands of people each year. An early detection of oral cancer means an 83% survival rate compared to the 38% survival rate when detected in its late stages.
  • Gum disease is one of the most common oral diseases in adults. Early diagnosis of gum disease reduces the risk of tooth decay and teeth extraction.
  • Sleep apnoea and bruxism are both sleep disorders that may cause chronic fatigue, high blood pressure and tooth fracture if left untreated.

When it comes to diseases like oral cancer and gum disease, timing is of the essence.

Read more at https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/why-its-crucial-to-detect-dental-diseases-early