Advanced Dental Care of Quail Meadows
4967 NW Blitchton Road, Ocala, FL 34482

Learn the Biting Truth about Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

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New research shows that diabetics have a higher-than-normal prevalence of periodontal disease, which is the most serious type of gum disease. Learn more about this health hazard and how to protect yourself.

Face the Frightening Facts

If you’re diabetic, you must know about the dangerous connection between periodontal disease and diabetes. Researchers found that having periodontal disease worsens diabetes by making it harder to manage blood sugar levels. When your blood sugar isn’t controlled, the body’s excess sugar tends to advance the growth of oral germs, which cause dental decay and infections. If you don’t take care of your teeth or get treatment for dental concerns, it makes it much harder to control diabetes. This leads to a vicious cycle of diabetes and oral health problems.

How to Reduce the Risks of Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

According to health professionals, simply having diabetes doesn’t mean you’ll develop gum disease. You can avoid any problems with both diabetes and teeth by managing your blood sugar and practicing good dental habits. Try these helpful tips for avoiding potential problems:

  • Control your blood sugar level.
  • Tell your dentist if you’re diabetic.
  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day, but preferably after every meal and snack.
  • Floss every day.
  • Go to your dentist immediately if you have a dental problem to avoid further issues with diabetes and teeth.
  • Visit your dentist for check-ups and cleanings every six months. You may need to go more often if you have a history of diabetes and oral health problems.
  • If your blood sugar level is not under control, postpone non-emergency dental procedures until it’s at a normal level.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Quail Meadows, call Advanced Dental Care of Quail Meadows today at (352) 533-4159 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Quail Meadows. With 20 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Quail Meadows, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Quail Meadows.

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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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