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How can diabetes affect your oral health?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Rod Zimmerman
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Increase infection
Patient with diabetes can be more susceptible to infection, and have poor healing.

In brief: Increase infection
Patient with diabetes can be more susceptible to infection, and have poor healing.
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
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Dr. Hoang Truong
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Seriously!
Diabetics cannot fight infections easily.
That being said if you let your oral hygiene go and infections begin forming you are running yourself a serious risk of bacteria in your mouth going to the rest of your body. See your dentist every 3 months for cleanings.

In brief: Seriously!
Diabetics cannot fight infections easily.
That being said if you let your oral hygiene go and infections begin forming you are running yourself a serious risk of bacteria in your mouth going to the rest of your body. See your dentist every 3 months for cleanings.
Dr. Hoang Truong
Dr. Hoang Truong
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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Tooth loss
Periodontal disease.
Tooth loss. Bad breath.

In brief: Tooth loss
Periodontal disease.
Tooth loss. Bad breath.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Big Way
You can have serious gum disease and tooth loss.
Pay close attention to your oral hygiene. See your dentist 3 - 4 times a year for cleanings , to start , to assess your risks. Best of luck.

In brief: Big Way
You can have serious gum disease and tooth loss.
Pay close attention to your oral hygiene. See your dentist 3 - 4 times a year for cleanings , to start , to assess your risks. Best of luck.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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In brief: Several Ways
Not only is sugar levels increased in blood, but in the fluid that slowly emerges between the teeth and gums.
Increased decay and gum disease problems result. The vascular changes increase the incidence and severity of periodontal disease.

In brief: Several Ways
Not only is sugar levels increased in blood, but in the fluid that slowly emerges between the teeth and gums.
Increased decay and gum disease problems result. The vascular changes increase the incidence and severity of periodontal disease.
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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