The Impact of Diabetes on Your Child’s Dental Well-being

Diabetes and Your Childs Oral Health

According to the CDC, more than 350,000 children and adolescents were diagnosed with diabetes in 2021. We are committed to providing specialized dental care and guidance to families navigating this challenging situation. Diabetes is a complex condition that impacts various aspects of an individual’s health, and its effects extend beyond just blood sugar management. One …

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Updated: February 2, 2024

How Type 1 Diabetes Can Affect Your Dental Health

Type 1 Diabetes and Dental Health

If you or your child have type 1 diabetes, managing your blood sugar level is key. The higher your blood sugar level, the higher your risk of cavities, gum disease, and other dental problems. Living with type 1 diabetes can complicate many things in your daily life. Your dental health can be negatively affected because …

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Updated: August 31, 2023

5 Medical Conditions That Can Affect Oral Health

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Your dentist may be able to detect a health problem just by examining your mouth. And if you already have a medical condition that affects your mouth, be sure to schedule regular appointments. There is a strong link between our oral health and our overall health. When we brush our teeth twice a day, floss, …

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Updated: August 31, 2023

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Teeth


Diabetes can make a person more prone to gum disease and other oral infections. Proper dental care is absolutely key! Diabetes can cause long term damage to the body. Because diabetes affects blood vessels and nerves, virtually any part of the body can be impacted by the disease. This can include your teeth and gums. …

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Updated: February 2, 2022