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Diabetes and Oral Health

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Diabetes and Oral Health

Research / Articles

Periodontal disease and diabetes. A two-way street

Journal of the American Dental Association - October 2006

Brian L. Mealey, DDS, MS


"A large evidence base suggests that diabetes is associated with an increased prevalence, extent and severity of gingivitis and periodontitis."

The Oral-Systemic Link: An Opportunity for Collaboration

Diabetes Spectrum - November 2011

David S. Gesko, DDS; William A. Rush, PhD; and Emily Utoft Durand, RDH, RF


"Unmanaged diabetes is a primary risk factor for the progression of periodontal disease, and unmanaged periodontal disease appears to contribute to elevated blood glucose."

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