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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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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

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