Diabetes and oral health: The connection
Anything from measles to cancer, blood diseases to bulimia can be detected in the mouth. In fact, for many years, associations have been reported between the health of the mouth and medical conditions. One such association is with diabetes and periodontal disease (also known as gum disease).
Diabetes and your oral health
Oral health and overall health are connected in many ways. Several health issues have oral health complications, and on the flip side, poor oral health can indicate overall health problems.
Diabetes and oral health
When we talk about diabetes, we talk about sugar intake – and for good reason. Regulating blood sugar is crucial to staying healthy with diabetes. But as medical knowledge has increased, the connection between diabetes and oral health has become clear – and we’ve done our best to help people understand the connection.