Diabetes is caused by excessive glucose in the blood. It is well known that the disease can cause damage to parts of the body such as the heart, kidneys and blood vessels. But diabetes can also cause complications with your oral health.
WATCH OUT FOR THESE SYMPTOMS:Anyone can be susceptible to gum disease if they do not take care of their oral health. Those with diabetes must take extra precaution to ensure that they do not develop advanced gum disease. Keeping a close watch on your oral health, and working with your dentist can help you prevent serious issues like advanced gum disease and tooth loss. If you have diabetes, watch out for the below symptoms of gum disease.
- Bleeding gums during brushing or flossing
- Gums that appear to have pulled away from the teeth
- Swollen, red or tender gums
- Pus between gums and teeth
- Bad Breath
- Loose teeth
If you notice any of these symptoms, be sure to schedule an appointment with your dentist. Come visit us today !!!