Archive for March, 2013

Understanding the Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Because diabetes negatively impacts the immune system’s normal response to inflammation and wound healing, it can also wreak havoc in your mouth through periodontal (gum) disease. In fact, if left untreated, periodontal disease can cause bone loss and eventually the loss of teeth—regardless of whether or not you are diabetic. These reasons make it critical, […]