Dentistry is a branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.
Uncontrolled Diabetes can affect your whole body, including your mouth. So you’ll want to take special care of your teeth and gums. It’s also important to manage your blood sugar. Over time, increased levels of blood glucose can put you at risk for oral health problems.
We also encourage to prevent oral diseases through proper maintanence of oral hygiene and regular checkups for professional cleaning and evaluation. Oral infections and inflammations may affect overall health and conditions in the oral cavity may be indicative of systemic diseases, such as, diabetes, celiac diseases or cancer. Gum diseases are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease,etc. The concept that oral health can affect systemic health and disease is referred to as “oral-systemic health”.