Wadas Dental of Crown Point
11055 Broadway, Suite E, Crown Point, IN 46307

The Truth about Diabetes and Oral Health Problems

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If you have diabetes, don’t be surprised if you have dental problems. Studies have shown a direct link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Discover the real-life risks and how to protect your health.

Why Diabetes and Oral Health Problems Go Hand-In-Hand

According to dental care experts, there is dangerous relationship between diabetes and teeth. See, people with diabetes have a much higher risk of developing the most serious type of gum disease called periodontal disease. This severe type of gum disease causes great pain and does damage to your gums and bones. And if your diabetes isn’t under control, you are much more likely to experience major dental problems, including:

  • Swollen, bleeding gums
  • A fungal infection called thrush
  • Dry mouth, which occurs you have very little saliva
  • Bone and jaw loss
  • Tooth loss

Prevent Potential Problems with Diabetes and Teeth

Knowing the real risks of diabetes and periodontal disease, you can see why it’s so essential to take care of your health. By taking control of your dental care and controlling your diabetes, you can save your smile and possibly your life. Try these simple tips to protect your overall health:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day.
  • Floss daily.
  • Go to your dentist for check-ups and at least twice a year. If you have a history of diabetes and oral health issues, you may need more frequent visits.
  • Tell your dentist if you experience any oral problems.
  • Play attention to your mouth for any dental problems. If you notice signs of trouble, call your dentist immediately.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Keep your blood glucose level under control.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Crown Point, call Wadas Dental of Crown Point today at (219) 488-2610 or make an appointment.

Wadas Dental of Crown Point offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Crown Point. Our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Wadas Dental of Crown Point, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Wadas Dental of Crown Point.

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