Diabetes brings a number of different health challenges, including problems with the mouth and gums. Diabetics have a higher risk of developing bacterial infections in the mouth, which can affect their ability to control diabetes.
Gum pain and gum inflammation can advance to become periodontal disease. For a diabetic, this can make treatment more complex. Dr. Kilby and his team are here to help provide preventative steps.
Diabetes and Gum Pain
If you’re a diabetic, it’s important to know how gum disease directly affects your health.