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    Diabetes and Oral Health

    If you have diabetes, you need to take extra care of your mouth. People with diabetes are at a
    greater risk of developing gum (periodontal) disease. Additionally, having diabetes can make
    your gum disease worse and possibly lead to tooth loss, your mouth being more susceptible to
    infection, slow to heal following oral surgery, and/or chronically dry.


    NEW - Maryland Department of Health Diabetes Action Plan​

    Diabetes and Oral Health Fact Sheet

    Maryland Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP)

    American Diabetes Association (ADA)

    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    Powerpoints from Prediabetes and Oral Health Conference, June 26, 2015

    Dr. Kristi Silver : Prediabetes: An Overview
    George W. Taylor, DMD, MPH, DrPH:  Prediabetes and Oral Health: Epidemiologic and Clinical Perspectives