Studies are on-going to understand the correlation for patients suffering from diabetes and how this might affect their dental health. What is known is that gum disease is more prevalent in patients with diabetes than those free from it. A thorough dental exam with a periodontist is highly recommended for patients dealing with symptoms of… Continue reading The Connection Between Diabetes and Gum Disease
Periodontal disease can be caused by a myriad of factors. Diabetes, poor oral hygiene and smoking are the major causes of tooth loss in adults. When you have lost a significant amount of dentition, it starts to take a toll on your social life and appearance. Those with gum disease will exhibit symptoms like bleeding… Continue reading Gum Disease: Am I Still a Candidate for Dental Implants?