If you have diabetes, you probably know the disease can damage eyes, heart, nerves, kidneys, and more. Did you know it can also damage your dental health? The fact is that diabetics have a higher than normal risk of periodontal diseases.
Periodontal diseases are infections of the gum and bone that hold the teeth in place. In advanced stages, they lead to painful chewing problems and even tooth loss.
In this post, Alex Bratic Dental Care will explore the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. We will look at what it is, the prevention and treatment options available, and some other oral problems that are also linked to diabetes.