Group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period is commonly referred to as diabetes. More than 90% of all systemic diseases have different kinds of oral manifestations which include swollen gums, ulcers, gums and dry mouth which include Diabetes, Blood Cancer, Oral Cancer, Heart Disease, Renal Disease etc. People of all age groups are affected by Diabetes Mellitus and its prevalence has been increasing. Diabetes is the most common disease in which the patients are at greater risk of developing periodontal disease and oral infections. Diabetic patients suffer from more severe oral infections than nondiabetic patients.
Dental issues faced by diabetic patients:
Following are the issues that may be commonly faced by the diabetic patients:
Precautions recommended to diabetic patients to prevent dental issues:
The ultimate goal of therapy is promoted oral health in a diabetic patient, to help them to prevent and diagnose diabetes in dental patients receiving routine stomatological care and to elevate the quality of life for patients with such incurable diseases.