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By Dr. Cesar Sabates
“The mouth is the window into the health of the body” is a well-known phrase in the health care community.
As a dentist who has practiced for 30 years, I know that this statement is true.
I’ve treated patients who could not undergo transplants until the infections in their mouths were treated, and I’ve treated patients who couldn’t eat or sleep properly because of the pain of gum infection and decayed teeth, which can be associated with medical conditions such as diabetes.
Click here to read the full article in the Miami Herald published on Dec. 26, 2019.
Dr. Cesar Sabates is president of Florida Donated Dental Services, a past president of the Florida Dental Association, a Trustee of the American Dental Association and a practicing dentist in Coral Gables.