Wednesday, May 4, 2011

How can dentist take responsibility of my teeth and gums?

Your dentist can help you appropriate care of your teeth and gums by

* cleaning and checking your teeth two times a year
* helping you learn the good way to brush and floss your teeth
* telling you if you have problems with your teeth or gums and what to do about them
* making sure your false teeth fitness well

You may be taking a diabetes medicine that can explanation low blood glucose, also called hypoglycemia. Talk with your doctor and dentist previously the visit about the best way to take care of your blood glucose during the dental work. You may require to bring some diabetes medicine and food with you to the dentist’s office.

If your mouth is uncomfortable after the dental work, you might not be able to eat or chew for several hours or days. For guidance on how to accommodate your normal routine while your mouth is healing, ask your doctor

* what foods and drinks you should have
* how you should change your diabetes medicines
* how often you should check your blood glucose

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