Most men do not go to the dentist with out a little push from their wives and it is because we really love you and want to keep you around!! So why is it so important?
- Oral Cancer exams and screening- Oral cancer is the only cancer that is growing not receding.
- Gum Disease-gum disease is now related to increased heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, and decreased libido.
- Sleep Apnea- Men are 3 times more likely to have sleep apnea than women. This is when you actually stop breathing multiple times per hour during the night- Are you snoring or sleepy during the day- these can be signs of sleep apnea.
- Migraines or TMJ- headaches during the day or when you wake up can be due to clenching or grinding your teeth-witch can can lead to fractures and crowns on perfectly good teeth. Often a night guard can help save your teeth!