Oral health and diabetes make for a two-way street
from Dentist's Money Digest
Held on every fourth Tuesday in March to provide a “wake-up call” for the American public to the seriousness of diabetes is American Diabetes Association Alert Day. While this day has come and gone the threat of diabetes affecting your patients oral care hasn’t. In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 9.4% of the U.S. population has diabetes and the report also confirms that new diabetes diagnoses remain steady and on the rise. This can directly impact your dental practice as diabetes and oral health issues go hand in hand.
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