The “Not So Obvious” Benefits of a Dental Check Up

The AGD (Academy of  General Dentistry) encourages regular dental check ups because a check up may reveal more than you realize. By examining soft tissue your dentist may be able to identify a number of surprising conditions. The condition of soft tissue in the mouth may reveal such diseases as Crohn’s Disease, Diabetes, Oral Cancer, Anemia, GERD and even stress.