Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Diabetes problems of Teeth and Gums

Too much glucose in the blood for a years can cause diabetes problems. This high blood glucose, also called blood sugar, can harm many parts of the body, such as the eyes, heart, blood vessels, and kidneys. Heart and blood vessel disease can lead to heart attacks and strokes. You can do a lot to prevent or dumb down diabetes problems.

This information is about the tooth and gum problems caused by diabetes. You will instruct what you can do each day and during each year to stay healthy and prevent diabetes problems.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

How do people know damage to own teeth and gums?

People, if you have one or more of these problems, you may have tooth and gum damage from diabetes:

  • red, sore, swollen gums

  • bleeding gums

  • gums pulling away from your teeth so your teeth look long

  • loose or sensitive teeth

  • bad breath

  • a bite that feels different

  • dentures—false teeth—that do not fit well