7 Things Your Dentist Knows When You Open Your Mouth
Ever think it’s kind of weird that your dentist or hygienist asks you questions while your mouth is wide open? Maybe they don’t need to hear your answer–they could already know it by looking at your teeth. Here are a few things your dentist knows about you without you having to tell them.
1. You could have diabetes
Those diagnosed or undiagnosed with diabetes can have an increased risk when it comes to their oral health. Some common oral health symptoms of diabetes are gum disease, dry mouth, thrush (a fungal infection), taste impairment, and tooth decay.
Its recommended that those diagnosed with diabetes brush twice a day and floss at ...