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Oral Health Problems You Should Never Ignore


Posted on 10/20/2017 by Doctor Kethcart
Gum Disease Stephanie K. Dentistry AZ 85014
There are just some types of problems that you know better than to ignore. If you start your vehicle and hear a squeal or a knocking sound, that is never good. If you can see bone sticking out of your body after a fall, this should not be ignored.

The same goes if you have specific symptoms of oral health issues. Ignoring these symptoms can leave you in a world of discomfort, if not worse. Here are some problems you want to call us for right away.

Dangerous Oral Health Problems

Pain is the top thing you never want to ignore with your mouth. It could be something simple like a cavity, or it could be something much worse, like an abscess. The only way to know is to come in and get the problem checked out.

A fever is another symptom of a problem you never want to ignore. If you have pain anywhere in or right around your mouth plus a fever, chances are you have an infection. If not treated, it could spread and make your entire body sick.

Snoring or stopping breathing during the night should also not be ignored. These are signs that your body is not able to breathe right while you sleep. Ignoring these symptoms could leave you with problems during the daytime and nighttime, and leave your body sluggish from a lack of oxygen.

Blood in your mouth is another sign of a problem. It could be a simple fix, like early-stage gum disease. However, it could also be an early lesion from something like oral cancer.

You never want to wait on any of these symptoms of oral health problems. Waiting could get you sick, or could leave you with much larger consequences. Instead, call us and let us take a look. We can help you get your mouth back to healthy!

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (602) 789-3799 today.

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