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The effect of Diabetes on teeth and soft tissues of the mouth For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-fa...
<ul><li>Oral health problems can be more serious when you have diabetes.   </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive tooth decay </li></...
For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>High glucose levels in your saliva can help bacter...
For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>You notice that your gums bleed easily, are swolle...
For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>The decreased salivary flow and increased salivary...
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  1. 1. The effect of Diabetes on teeth and soft tissues of the mouth For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
  2. 2. <ul><li>Oral health problems can be more serious when you have diabetes. </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive tooth decay </li></ul><ul><li>Gum disease </li></ul><ul><li>Infection and delayed healing </li></ul><ul><li>Salivary gland dysfunction </li></ul><ul><li>Fungal infections </li></ul><ul><li>Taste impairment </li></ul><ul><li>… could be related to the fact that you have been diagnosed positive for diabetes. </li></ul>The effect of Diabetes on teeth and soft tissues of the mouth For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
  3. 3. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>High glucose levels in your saliva can help bacteria thrive and hence it is important to brush and floss regularly . </li></ul><ul><li>Once plaque has accumulated on your teeth and gum line, it can cause chronic inflammation and infection in your mouth, so regular cleanings and checkups is a must . </li></ul>Do’s
  4. 4. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>You notice that your gums bleed easily, are swollen, tender or red, are pulling away from your teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>There is pus between your teeth and gums or if you have persistent bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth </li></ul><ul><li>You have permanent teeth that are loose or separating or if there is a change in your bite or the way your dentures fit. </li></ul><ul><li>You have red or white patches in your mouth or on your tongue that are sore or ulcerated. </li></ul>Visit your dentist if…
  5. 5. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>The decreased salivary flow and increased salivary glucose levels make patients with diabetes susceptible to fungal infections in the mouth. </li></ul><ul><li>If you smoke, have high blood glucose levels or take antibiotics, you are even more prone to fungal infections. </li></ul><ul><li>Patients may complain of a burning sensation in the mouth or difficulty in swallowing or tasting. </li></ul>Did you know?
  6. 6. About Smile Care Smile Care® has spearheaded the cause of modern dentistry in India through its multitude of activities in the field of dentistry. Smile Care® is involved in Clinical Services, Continuing Education, Clinical Research, Public Awareness and Scientific Publication in the field of dentistry and offers the synergistic benefit of these activities to all its clients. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
  7. 7. Contact Details Smile Care Clinic Bandra, Vashi, Kolhapur Email: [email_address] Bandra : 91 -22-26400188 / 83 & 91-22-26431670 / 71 Vashi : 91 22 27888234 / 35 Kohlapur : 91 231 2540648 / 49 Website: http://www.smilecareworld.com For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
  8. 8. Issued in Public Interest by For more details visit http:// www.smilecareworld.com
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