Diabetes and dental problems are pretty closely linked. Poor dental care can actually lead to the onset of diabetes or make an existing problem worse, while those who suffer from diabetes are more likely to develop dental problems. Basically, the two sets fo problems can end up feeding off of each other. This makes the dentist doubly important for diabetics. Read more about how the two are linked here: Diabetes and Oral Health: Your Dentist Sees More Than Your Teeth.
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