This article first appeared on The Straits Times on 10 May 2016. We have reproduced it for the information of those of you who missed it when it was published.
Dr Helena Lee, Dental Specialist in Periodontics, shares with The Straits Times on what are some of the medical conditions that need to be highlighted to the doctor during your trip to the dentist. The medical conditions that are covered include diabetes, hypertension, heart attack/stroke and pregnancy. Dr Lee also shares how some of the dental issues are warning signs to medical issues such as diabetes.
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