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Diabetes & Dental Health

Diabetic patients have a high risk of developing periodontal disease. Poor diabetic control increases glucose levels in the saliva and encourages bacterial growth thereby causing periodontal disease. If left untreated, advanced stages of periodontal disease can causes difficulty in chewing and lead to tooth loss. As with any infection in patients with diabetes, keeping blood sugar under control can be difficult with periodontal disease. Gum disease may also increase diabetes related complications such as thickening of blood vessels and heart disease.

Diabetics should take proper care of their teeth by brushing and flossing regularly and see their dentist on a regular basis to prevent periodontal disease.

Office Location

17B Regent Street, Kogarah

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Email:kogdent@tpg.com.au

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00AM to 06:00PM
Tuesday 08:00AM to 08:00PM
Wednesday 08:00AM to 06:00PM
Thursday 08:00AM to 06:30PM
Friday 08:00AM to 05:00PM
Saturday 08:00AM to 12:30PM
Sunday Closed
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