Physicians said that when oral hygiene habits become poor, it may be a sign of cognitive decline, so we should pay more attention; the picture shows the situation. (picture taken from freepik)
[Health Channel/Comprehensive Report]Did you know that physical diseases can be detected from the mouth? In this regard, Fan Gangxin, Director of the Dental Department of Enzhugong Hospital, posted on his Facebook page “Out of the ivory tower – dental home service｜Dr. Fan GangxinThe article pointed out that once there are unusual signs, you should pay attention immediately, such as dry mouth, bleeding after brushing your teeth, etc., it may be diabetes, or the oral hygiene habits of the elders have deteriorated, which may be a sign of cognitive decline. Beware of dementia coming to your door. He also sorted out 5 major lesions that may occur in the oral cavity.
Many people find out they have diabetes when they see a doctor because of oral problems. When wounds are delayed to heal, dry mouth, bleeding after brushing teeth, periodontal disease, multiple caries, etc., it is necessary to pay attention to whether it is diabetes, and seek medical examination as soon as possible to control blood sugar within the normal range.
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Dental health is highly correlated with dementia. When the oral hygiene habits of the elders deteriorate, it may be a sign of cognitive decline, so pay more attention. In addition, Fan Gangxin appealed that missing teeth must be filled so that dementia will not come early.
osteoporosis tooth loss
Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease. As we grow older, the alveolar bone is lost, and the gums shrink accordingly, which will cause the original healthy teeth to become shaken and fall off. It should be treated as soon as possible to prevent the bone mass from continuing to grow drain.
lack of blood in the gums
Insufficient red blood cells will make the gums turn white, but this alone cannot diagnose whether you have anemia, you must go through a blood test to know, if you have symptoms such as weakness, dizziness, pale face, and wheezing when walking, it may be a sign of anemia.
AIDS patients are more susceptible to virus infection than ordinary people due to their compromised immune system. 80 to 90% of AIDS patients suffer from symptoms of thrush, with white ulcers appearing on the inside of the mouth and on the tongue. Patients often complain of sore throat, Difficulty in eating. It was discovered after seeking medical attention that it was an oral problem caused by AIDS.
Fan Gangxin reminded, do not ignore the warning signs in the mouth, if you find abnormal signs, you must seek medical attention and ask a professional doctor for diagnosis.