Diabetes Can Hurt Your Teeth

by Jason 3/26/2013 8:00 AM

Spiked blood sugar, weight gain and frequent infections are only a few of the symptoms people with diabetes experience.

If you have diabetes, one of the most important maintenance practices you can opt for is a good dental care routine. People with diabetes are at serious risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal (gum) disease. Gum disease can damage the gum and bone tissue that hold your teeth in place and may lead to painful chewing problems. Some people with serious gum disease can even lose their teeth.
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Good Health Starts Here - What It Means and Why We Believe It

by Jason 3/14/2013 8:00 AM

At Delta Dental, we know that oral health is an essential part of overall health.

Research continues to make significant discoveries in the links between oral and overall health. Studies are showing potential associations between gum disease and conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, complications of pregnancy, Alzheimer’s and certain cancers.

And we know that almost half of adults over 30 have some form of gum disease.
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Nail Biting

by Jason 3/5/2013 8:00 AM

Biting your nails isn’t just bad for the look of your nails and hands; it can also damage your teeth. Regularly biting your nails can cause your teeth to move out of place. In addition, nail biting could potentially cause teeth to break or tooth enamel to splinter.... more...


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