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can you tell me about diabetes type 2 and dental treatment_?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Very Broad Question: The question is very broad in scope with the limited space available to answer and you would be better off doing a google search for basic information from reputable sources. Better yet, discuss this issue with your own dentist and your endocrinologist or treating physician. The more you can control your blood sugar, the better your periodontal health will be.
Answered on Feb 4, 2014
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
If you mean: Proper dental care for diabetics?, people go to there dentist twice a year d for professional cleaning and checkup, my advise to you besides maintaining good oral hygiene through detailed flossing and brushing(diet also help) is to go to the dentist four times a year for cleaning and checkup (quarterly) good luck..
Answered on Feb 4, 2014
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Diabetes : Diabetes and oral, health are connected and can effect each other. Periodontal disease is worse in poorly controlled diabetics. So keep you mouth healthy and see your dentist regularly.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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