Warning signs that require you to go to the dentist immediately

An expert in periodontal disease and dental implants said that dental health deteriorated for some in light of the Corona pandemic, as some postponed their visits to the dentist, which exacerbated the problems they were suffering from, and the doctor identified 3 signs that if they appeared in the teeth, then the doctor must be visited immediately to take the necessary action. in order to treat it.

And the British newspaper "Express" quoted Fayzan Zuhair, a specialist in periodontal disease and dental implants, as saying that many problems that need dental treatment may not cause pain in the early stages, and by the time the pain occurs, the problem may have worsened.

He added that gum disease is an example of this. If left untreated, it can lead to bone loss around the teeth, stressing at the same time that toothache is a clear sign of a problem that must be treated.

He added that there are

signs that require you to go to the dentist immediately

, including:

1. The presence of lumps and swelling in the mouth and tongue because it may be a warning sign of a problem that can be treated, or it may be a sign of a serious problem such as oral cancer.

2. Persistent ulcers are also signs that require a visit to the dentist, especially if they have not healed after 10 days, or the owner has difficulty swallowing or significant changes in the sense of taste.

3. Bleeding gums when you brush your teeth, which is an indication of gum disease that, if left untreated, can seriously damage your teeth and implants.

The doctor points out that patients should see the dentist regularly to monitor and check oral and dental tissues, which is the best way to prevent major dental problems.

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