Warning Signs in the Mouth Can Indicate Other Health Issues

Usually the biggest warning signs that we see in the mouth are not things that people can generally look in their own mouth and say, “Oh, Google says I have this …”. The things that we are looking for are:

  • Changes in the soft tissues
  • Changes in the tongue
  • Changes in the gums
  • Changes in the soft palette

Those changes are the most likely things that are going to show up the quickest, in terms of an overall body problem. Issues with the teeth take a lot longer to come to fruition where someone might recognize there is a body ailment. More often than not, we’re looking at the soft tissues. Those are the things that are going to be a telltale sign of a health problem.

Dr. McKeever has been in private practice in Pompton Plains, New Jersey since 1988. He provides the highest quality of general, cosmetic and implant dentistry and treats each patient uniquely according to their individual needs. Dr. Darren McKeever and the team at McKeever Dental Care can be reached at (973) 839-8180 and is located at 933 NJ-23 Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. 

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