The Importance of Oral Health and Type 2 Diabetes

In the article below, the University of Buffalo performed a study evaluating Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy on patients with type 2 diabetes and the effect it had on their HbA1c levels. Overall the study showed that non-surgical treatment of periodontitis improves the glycemic status and levels of glycated hemoglobin, which proves great importance of oral health in patients with type 2 diabetes.  Give us a call at one of our convenient locations to learn more about your gum health and overall oral care!

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Better Dental Hygiene Linked to Improved Type 2 Diabetes Glycemic Levels