Study: Dentists could screen patients for medical conditions

12/22/2011 | HealthDay News

Dentists could screen their patients who do not regularly see a doctor for high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and other medical conditions, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health. "[D]ental professionals are in a key position to assess and detect oral signs and symptoms of systemic health disorders that may otherwise go unnoticed, and to refer patients for follow-up care," said Shiela Strauss, an associate professor of nursing at the New York University College of Nursing.

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