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Diabetic Teeth and Gum Problems

  • By: Jason Vassy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) are associated with a higher prevalence of periodontitis, an infection of the gums and the tooth-supporting bones and ligaments of the mouth. Its symptoms include redness, swelling, and pain around the teeth, ...

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