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February 10 , 2015


Nearly 37 million Americans are living with diabetes. And, what they may not know is that gum disease is a major risk factor and complication of diabetes.


Researchers have found that Periodontal disease can affect insulin and lead to unhealthy blood sugar levels. Diabetes contributes to all the other health problems related to high blood sugar. 


One way to help control or even prevent diabetes is a regular exam at your dentist. That way, if there is a periodontal issue, we can take the steps to identify, treat and control your gum disease before it becomes a more serious problem.


Give us a call and take control of your oral health and control diabetes or prevent it from happening in first place!