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Periodontist Weston, FL | The Periodontal Disease – Diabetes Connection

By |2018-07-26T19:26:43-04:00July 26th, 2018|Periodontist|

Periodontist 33331 Nearly 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Almost 65 million Americans have periodontal disease. Recent studies have suggested that there is a two-way connection between diabetes and periodontal (gum) disease. Patients with gum disease have increased risk of other diabetic complications and patients with diabetes are more prone to developing gum disease. Gum