Dentists can see the mouth, many diseases of the body06/11/2018
Why going to the dentist can help us sleep better? Solving the problem of snoring to eliminate morning headaches – dental treatment can bring many unexpected benefits.
Most people turn to General practitioners, when they have headaches, disturbed sleep quality, or having any other disorders. Few people think that to solve these problems, you need to go to the dentist. In a science there is increasing evidence that diseases of the oral cavity can lead to various ailments. Unfortunately, this is little known by the dentists. Many of them even do not receive additional training, which could pomachiliini patients from a variety of disorders, particularly those related to disorders of breathing during sleep. Therefore, to the dentist we only go to the moment when we have a toothache.
Scientists believe that many victims of headaches, pain in the ears and jaw could also help the treatment. For example, obstructive sleep apnea, which affects up to 3.5 million Russians, very common among victims gnashing of teeth. Although it is also associated with hypertension, diabetes, strokes and heart disease, and 85% of people with apnea do not have an official diagnosis, as its symptoms difficult to recognize, and access to General practitioners is limited. However the diagnosed during a visit to the dentist gnashing of teeth, which can be recognized by characteristic damage of the teeth, may lead the physician to the diagnosis of sleep apnea. And the sooner you start treatment, the greater the effect.
Headaches in the morning also can be called thus, grinding his teeth. We gnashes teeth, thereby not only destroying them, but causing damage to the temporomandibular joint that connects the jawbone to the skull. And this leads to dysfunction of the joint, inflammation and pain, radiating to the head. According to researchers, headaches in this case are caused by irritation and activation of the trigeminal nerve. In many countries, including the UK, dental professionals are trained to recognize severe diseases like mouth cancer during regular checkups. But the more mild disorders go undetected. (READ MORE)