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Why Do You See A Dentist For A Tongue Issue
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Depends: A dentist who has had advanced training in orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders is best equiped to manage these disorders. Orthodontic training alone does not typicaly adequetly train the practitioner to be fully competant in this field of dentistry. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
Generally Dentists: Dentists are specialists of the mouth and are more familiar of whats normal vs abnormal. Most dentists also have advanced screening systems ( such as vizilite) to detect abnormalities before the eye can detect them. Oral cancer screenings are routinely done at your regular exam visits so be regular! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
People are different: It really depends on your needs, the problems you have or the lack of problems, your family and your history. There isn't one interval the is appropriate for everyone. I see one special needs person once every 6 weeks and other people once a year. I don't think anyone should go longer than a year. Consult with a dentist for what is appropriate for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a dentist need to refer you to a hygienist or do you book an appointment to see a hygienist?
Why can't you?: Why can't you see a dentist? The question here is really about how important it is to have the tooth fixed? Or whether or not you feel it's worth the money to have it fixed? Otherwise, you're stuck with the consequences of having a chipped tooth and dealing with the functional and esthetic concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you need a doctor referral to see an endocrinologists? I have insurance if that makes a difference.
As soon as possible: You see a doctor if you believe you have a mouth infection. If you are experiencing any symptoms or show any signs that are abnormal, seek the consul of a dentist. It is often easier to diagnosis at the time of the symptoms. A mouth infection can become serious, chronic, and/or deadly. Good luck. ...Read more
Have a low threshold: Your eyesight is precious and eye injuries shouldn't be taken lightly. If you have any concern that damage was done to the eye, you should see an eye doctor and have it checked out. Red flags should include any decrease in vision, eye pain, tearing that isn't going away, pain with eye movement or double vision. ...Read more
Yes, yes and YES!!!: Diabetes and gums are interconnected. The worth your diabetes gets- your gums will follow... We have been providing specialized dentistry for diabetics for many years with excellent results. Our diabetic patients have healthier gums. There is also research that of your gums are healthier- your sugar blood level will be lower. So- yes, you need to see periodontist or specialized dental center for d. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Keep it clean: You should see a dentist as soon as possible, as cavities can get worse. If you wait too long, a simple filling many turn into a root canal, or worse - an extraction. I hope you don't delay seeing a dentist too long. In the mean time, keep it as clean as possible (brush/floss), and stay away from very sugary and acidic, as well as hard foods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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