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Diabetes care in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire

Periodontal disease and diabetes

Periodontal disease (gum disease) has been proposed as the sixth most common complication of diabetes mellitus. People with Diabetes are 2 to 3 times more likely to develop periodontal disease. There are also other oral manifestations such as dry mouth, fungus and caries.

You can find a video and download a presentation on the topic at http://www.diabetesdentalcare.co.uk/