DENTAL SECTION  FOR PATIENT
Dr. Sherif Tehemar
Oral Health & Diabetic Patients     What To Tell To Your Dentist?                  Gum Diseases                      Warni...
The most common oral health problems    associated with diabetes are:•   tooth decay;•   periodontal (gum) disease;•   sal...
Oral Health & Diabetic Patients     What To Tell To Your Dentist?                  Gum Diseases                      Warni...
Let your dentist know the following:•   if you have been diagnosed with diabetes;•   if the disease is under control;•   i...
Oral Health & Diabetic Patients     What To Tell To Your Dentist?                  Gum Diseases                      Warni...
• Because diabetes reduces the body’s  resistance to infection, the gums are among  the tissues likely to be affected. Per...
Oral Health & Diabetic Patients     What To Tell To Your Dentist?                  Gum Diseases                      Warni...
See your dentist immediately if you notice any of the    following:•   gums that bleed easily;•   red, swollen or tender g...
Watch for signs and symptoms of oral diseaseand contact the dental office immediatelywhen a problem arises. Practice good ...
Oral Health & Diabetic Patients     What To Tell To Your Dentist?                  Gum Diseases                      Warni...
• Before your dental visit. You should:  – Take your meal  – Take your medicines  – Measure your Blood Sugar Level (If a y...
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Diabetes

  1. 1. DENTAL SECTION FOR PATIENT
  2. 2. Dr. Sherif Tehemar
  3. 3. Oral Health & Diabetic Patients What To Tell To Your Dentist? Gum Diseases Warning Signs What To Do Before Your Visit?
  4. 4. The most common oral health problems associated with diabetes are:• tooth decay;• periodontal (gum) disease;• salivary gland dysfunction;• fungal infections;• lichen planus and lichenoid reactions (inflammatory skin disease);• infection and delayed healing;• taste impairment.
  5. 5. Oral Health & Diabetic Patients What To Tell To Your Dentist? Gum Diseases Warning Signs What To Do Before Your Visit?
  6. 6. Let your dentist know the following:• if you have been diagnosed with diabetes;• if the disease is under control;• if there has been any other change in your medical history;• the names of all prescription and over-the- counter drugs you are taking.
  7. 7. Oral Health & Diabetic Patients What To Tell To Your Dentist? Gum Diseases Warning Signs What To Do Before Your Visit?
  8. 8. • Because diabetes reduces the body’s resistance to infection, the gums are among the tissues likely to be affected. Periodontal diseases are infections of the gum and bone that hold your teeth in place. Periodontal disease often is linked to the control of diabetes.
  9. 9. Oral Health & Diabetic Patients What To Tell To Your Dentist? Gum Diseases Warning Signs What To Do Before Your Visit?
  10. 10. See your dentist immediately if you notice any of the following:• gums that bleed easily;• red, swollen or tender gums;• gums that have pulled away from the teeth;• pus between the teeth and gums when the gums are pressed;• persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth;• permanent teeth that are loose or separating;• any change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite;• any change in the fit of partial/full dentures.
  11. 11. Watch for signs and symptoms of oral diseaseand contact the dental office immediatelywhen a problem arises. Practice good oralhygiene at home, follow your physician’sinstructions regarding diet and medications,and schedule regular dental checkups tomaintain a healthy smile.
  12. 12. Oral Health & Diabetic Patients What To Tell To Your Dentist? Gum Diseases Warning Signs What To Do Before Your Visit?
  13. 13. • Before your dental visit. You should: – Take your meal – Take your medicines – Measure your Blood Sugar Level (If a you can) – Keep a sugar candy in your bag/pocket – Avoid too much stress (Do not fear) – Take any medicine prescribed by your dentist/physician. EXIT

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