High Blood Sugar Isn't the Only Driver of Diabetes

Learn about the link between diabetes and gum disease

How Diabetes Affects Teeth and Gums

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Did you know? A recent study found that nearly one in five people with severe gum disease had Type 2 diabetes and didn’t know it.1

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Researchers in Europe found that brushing teeth three times a day or more is linked to an 8% lower risk of developing diabetes.2

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Fact Sources:

[1] American Diabetes Association, 2017.

[2] Diabetologia, 2020.

[3] Diabetes and dental care: Guide to a healthy mouth. (2020, Nov.3). Mayo Clinic.

[4] Journal of the Clinical Periodontology, 2017.

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