Early diagnosis of oral diseases increases the chances for successful treatment and recovery. There are plenty of oral diseases that we need to be wary of, but here are a few that require your special attention.
• Oral cancer can be very serious, even life-threatening. Early oral cancer diagnosis may increase your survival rate by over 40%.
• If detected early, gum diseases can be treated, therefore preventing gum recession, tooth decay, and tooth loss.
• Detecting sleep apnoea early can help prevent teeth grinding and high blood pressure.
Visit your dentist regularly for exams. The sooner you seek treatment, the more successful the outcome will be.