Respiratory infections are one of the most common reasons for visiting a doctor. The upper respiratory tract includes various parts including sinuses, nasal passages pharynx and larynx, so any of those parts can be infected. So sinusitis, the common cold, laryngitis and tracheitis are all considered respiratory infections. If you have a runny nose, sore throat, cough, or have difficulty breathing, there’s a very big chance you have a respiratory infections.
At Accent Smile Center in Dickson, Dr. Gatgens knows dental health can be related to respiratory infections. If you’ve had symptoms for a little while and regular treatment is not working for you, it might be time to visit a dental office like Dickson’s Dr. Gatgens to see if your teeth are what’s affecting your health.