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Dental advice for people with diabetes

  • QUIT smoking – smokers have higher levels of gum disease, caused by poor blood circulation in the tissues around their teeth. People with diabetes who smoke have an even greater chance of having severe gum problems than non-smokers and non-diabetics.

  • Look for early signs of gum disease.
  • Keep to your healthy eating plan and take prescribed medications as your doctor directs.
  • Brush your twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and a soft brush. Take care to remove all plaque on and between your teeth, and next to the gum line.
  • Use dental floss every day.
  • If you have dentures, remove them overnight and clean them daily.