Dental treatment helps lower your hemoglobin A1c
If you're trying to manage your blood sugar, and you have gum disease, a trip to the dentist appears likely to reduce your risk of diabetes and lower your hemoglobin A1c levels. Hemoglobin A1c is a test that reflects a person’s average blood sugar levels over the past three months. According to a study from Spain, a dental treatment known as scaling and root planing lowered blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes who received periodontal care when compared to those who got less intense oral cleaning to treat their gum disease.
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