General dentistry serves as the frontline of defense in safeguarding not only oral health but also systemic well-being. It must be emphasized that the mouth acts as a window to the rest of the body, providing signals for potential issues in other areas of health. Regular dental check-ups facilitate the early detection of oral conditions that might reflect or influence systemic diseases.
Understanding the Oral-Systemic Health Connection
The connection between general dentistry and systemic health is underpinned by the mouth-body relationship.
Cavities are a common dental problem that many of us have experienced at some point in our lives. While they're usually associated with pain or discomfort, there are times when this is not the case. In fact, cavities can develop without causing any symptoms and can go unnoticed until it's too late. In this blog, we'll discuss signs you need to see the dentist for your cavity right away, even if it doesn't hurt.