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The UAE’s National Diabetes and Lifestyle Survey found that diabetes was prevalent in more than 19 percent of the country’s population – a staggering statistic

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Diabetes and dental care

Diabetes and Dental Care

Source - http://www.aacsh.com/blog/diabetes-and-dental-care-guide-to-healthy-mouth-2.html


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  • The UAE’s National Diabetes and Lifestyle Survey found that diabetes was prevalent in more than 19 percent of the country’s population – a staggering statistic

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  • Diabetes can harm your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other important systems in the body. 

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  • Research has proven that people with diabetes are prone to deterioration of their oral health if they do not receive proper dental care

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  • Good blood glucose control is key to controlling and preventing mouth problems

  • People with poor blood glucose control get gum disease more often and more severely than people whose diabetes is well controlled

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Control your blood sugar level

  • To lower high blood sugar you must:

    • Take your diabetes-related medications as prescribed

    • Eat healthy food

    • Exercise regularly

    • Test your blood sugar levels frequently

CoNTROL YOUR BLOOD SUGAR LEVEL


Don t smoke

  • Smoking increases the risk of serious diabetes complications, including gum disease.

Don’t Smoke


Clean your dental appliances

  • Brush your teeth twice a day and floss correctly daily

CLEAN YOUR DENTAL APPLIANCES


Work with your dentist

  • Tell your dentist that you have diabetes and what medicines you take.

Work with your Dentist


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  • Report any signs and symptoms, such as bleeding or swollen gums, dry mouth, loose teeth or mouth pain.


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