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Healthy Diet And Oral Health

The New Year is always a good time to revisit our goals for adopting a healthy diet and maintaining good oral health is a goal we should all be striving to achieve each and every day. Not only does this help us to feel like our best selves; but having good oral health also reduces our risk...

Diabetes And Gum Disease

Diabetes And Gum Disease

We all need to maintain a healthy oral health routine to prevent plaque from forming on our teeth, but research suggests that those with diabetes are especially vulnerable to gum disease (periodontitis). In a study published in The Journal of Clinical Periodontology,  researchers found, “Poor periodontal health is associated with worsening of glycemic control and...

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Diabetes and Gum Disease

Gum Disease and Diabetes - Know The Risks. People who have diabetes know the disease can harm the eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other important systems in the body. Did you know diabetes can also cause problems in your mouth? People with diabetes are at special risk for periodontal or gum disease, an infection of the gum and bone that hold the teeth in place.