Diabetics are encouraged to take good care of their oral hygiene as the condition can take a toll on teeth and gums.
Gum disease, in particular, often affects diabetics who may also be prone to other mouth infections. Cape-based dentist, Dr Marc Sher, answers the following questions about this issue.
Dr Marc Sher (B.Ch.D), practices at The Dental Practice in Sea Point, Cape Town, and can be reached via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIABETES AND DENTISTRY
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