Diabetes and gum disease: is there a link?
A study in mice has shown a link between diabetes-related changes in mouth bacteria can cause periodontitis (gum disease).
– Controlling blood sugar helps prevent these changes.
– Talk to your dentist about this link with diabetes.
– Practice good oral hygiene – brushing and flossing regularly – to prevent these complications.
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Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012
Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.