The New Year is a popular time to make new commitments to a healthier lifestyle. We’re here to help you make a dental health resolution that will contribute to your overall wellness. Statistics suggest that 40% of Americans will make New Year’s resolutions, yet only 8% will keep them. Adopting better dental habits is an...
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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...
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.