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Can dentists assess your overall health from your mouth?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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In brief: Dental\Medical

Some medical issues can cause changes in color, texture, tissue changes in soft tissues of mouth (tongue, gingiva, cheeks, etc.
However, these are usually in extreme and specific cases and not a good indicator of general health or sickness. Therefore a comprehensive routine dental and medical checkup is advisable.

In brief: Dental\Medical

Some medical issues can cause changes in color, texture, tissue changes in soft tissues of mouth (tongue, gingiva, cheeks, etc.
However, these are usually in extreme and specific cases and not a good indicator of general health or sickness. Therefore a comprehensive routine dental and medical checkup is advisable.
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