Having diabetes is a health issue that can lead to further health issues. People who have this condition also have a three times greater risk of gum disease.
Periodontal infections can lead to other problems:
- Bleeding gums
- Receding gums
- Mouth sores
- Loose teeth
- Higher blood sugar
Caring for your oral health can make a difference in keeping your diabetes under control.
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