Diabetes and Oral Health
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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."