Dental Care Tips for People With Diabetes
If you’re among the 30 million Americans who have diabetes, you know the harmful impact the disease can have on your nerves, eyes, kidneys, heart and other organs. But did you know diabetes can also impact your dental health?
Research shows the relationship between serious gum disease (periodontitis) and diabetes can run both ways. People with diabetes are at risk of developing serious gum disease, and serious gum disease may make it more difficult to control your blood glucose. But by following these important tips and guidelines, you can stay ahead of gum disease and other oral health problems.
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