Diabetes Symptoms in Your Mouth – American Dental Association

5 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Mouth

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Diabetes takes a toll on your entire body, but it can also increase your risk of dental disease and other symptoms that show up in your mouth. In fact, one in five cases of total tooth loss is linked to diabetes.

The good news is you can take charge of your health today. Controlling your blood sugar, brushing, flossing and visiting your dentist regularly can go a long way to help decrease the likelihood of developing these diabetes-related mouth issues.

Source: Diabetes Symptoms in Your Mouth – American Dental Association