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Diabetes and Dental Care

Dr. R.S. Kataki 89% (40 ratings)
BDS, Certified endodontics
Dentist, Guwahati  •  8 years experience
Diabetes and Dental Care

- It is usually found that the occurance of dental caries and gum diseases are more common in diabetic patients.
- Studies shows that untreated dental problems mixed with diabetes can cause damage body organs.

Diabetic dental care:
 - Brush twice daily, if possible brush after each meal.

 - Do dental checkups every 6 months.
 - Do not let calculus, tartar deposit on your tooth, if needed get it cleaned immediately.
 - Use teeth and gum care medicine as prescribed by doctor.

Before undergoing any dental treatment procedures, inform the doctor if you are diabetic.

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