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Discovering Hidden Health Secrets: What Your Smile Reveals

June 10, 2024

Your smile is more than just an expression of happiness or a way to convey your thoughts. It can also provide valuable insights into your overall health and well-being. At the office of Redford Smiles, we're dedicated to helping you maintain not only a beautiful smile but also good oral health that supports your general wellness.

A Deeper Look at Your Smile

Did you know that over 90% of all systemic conditions and more than 500 medications exhibit signs or symptoms in the oral cavity? This is why dental checkups and routine care play such a crucial role in detecting diseases affecting your overall health. During every checkup exam, we carefully review your medical and dental histories, discuss any symptoms you may have developed, and perform a thorough clinical exam to assess your oral health and function.

Oral Manifestations of Diseases

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Blood disorders
  • Endocrine problems
  • Neoplastic processes (cancers)
  • Gastrointestinal reflux
  • Eating disorders
  • Nutritional deficiencies

The Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Wellness

Maintaining good oral health is essential for supporting your overall well-being. Conditions affecting the teeth and gums can also have consequences on other aspects of your health. For instance, research has shown links between periodontal disease and heart disease, stroke, diabetes, respiratory issues, and adverse pregnancy outcomes such as pre-term and low birth-weight babies.

Comprehensive Dental Care for Better Health

At the office of Redford Smiles, we emphasize the importance of dental prevention to help patients of all ages enjoy optimal oral health and wellness. We encourage you to schedule routine checkups and professional cleanings, and contact our office should any signs or symptoms of a potential problem develop.

A Caring Approach to Dentistry

We believe that good oral health is more than just the absence of disease; it's about feeling confident in your smile and knowing that you're taking care of your overall well-being. Our dedicated staff is here to provide personalized, compassionate care tailored to your unique needs and goals.

Learn More or Schedule an Appointment

To learn more about how we can help you achieve optimal oral health and wellness, give us a call today! Our friendly staff is always ready to answer your questions and assist with scheduling appointments.