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Diabetes, Oral Care, and What You Can Do

November 1, 2011

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Maintaining good oral hygiene is very important for people with diabetes. Diabetes can directly lead to tooth loss. Rarely are patients properly educated the risk of losing their teeth. Diabetes increases the risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal (gum) disease. Periodontal disease may lead to painful chewing problems because of the damage caused to the […]