Oral health and hygiene is incredibly important and people with diabetes are at higher risk of oral health problems. For people with diabetes, it is important to maintain good oral health, visit a dentist regularly, make healthy food choices, maintain control over your health issues and do not smoke.
To prevent gum disease and maintain good oral health;
- Brush twice a day with a soft brush
- Use fluoridated toothpaste, preferably with an antibacterial and/or anti-inflammatory properties
- Floss daily
- Visit your dentist regularly
We can help you learn to manage your oral health and maintain good oral hygiene which can be a tougher fight for people with diabetes.
Call us on (08) 8280 9611 to learn more.