Detect. Treat. Prevent.
November is National Diabetes Month. Use it as an opportunity to take charge of your health!
Did you know that a routine dental checkup can be used to detect diabetes? In fact, your dentist can uncover numerous diseases that affect your overall health early enough to nip in the bud, before major complications happen.
People with diabetes are especially vulnerable to oral-systemic health concerns like gum disease, kidney disease and even stroke. In fact, gum disease is the most common problem among diabetics.
Healthy gums keep chronic disease at bay.
Keeping your gums healthy is a key way to prevent chronic disease. And what better place to do that than your dentist’s office?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “The sooner you find out ...Read More