Dental Health and Diabetes

Feb 13, 2018

The Connection Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

By |2018-02-15T13:09:45+00:00Updated: February 13th, 2018|Dental Health, Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|2 Comments

Periodontal disease is a "chronic inflammatory disease caused by bacterial colonization that affects the soft and hard structures that support the teeth." Approximately 90% of the worldwide population has gingivitis, the mild form of periodontal disease and 50% of Americans over the age of 30 have the more advanced form called periodontal disease.

Jan 12, 2016

Diabetes Dental Care News: Xylitol Toothpaste

By |2018-01-25T11:28:45+00:00Updated: January 12th, 2016|Dental Health, Diabetes Management|0 Comments

The latest diabetes dental care products include Xylitol toothpaste and Xylitol products. Xylitol is a natural alternative to sugar used to make toothpaste, chewing gum and oral rinses that taste good without raising your blood sugars. Additionally, Xylitol helps prevent dental cavities, combats gum disease and promotes healthy oral hygiene.

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Sep 25, 2013

Basic Oral Care Tips – Dental Health

By |2017-10-18T15:09:59+00:00Updated: September 25th, 2013|Dental Health, Newsletters|0 Comments

Tooth and gum problems (gingivitis: red, swollen and bleeding gums which do not affect the bone; periodontitis: inflammation around the tooth which causes bone loss and can elevate blood sugars) are more common in people with diabetes – especially when blood sugars are uncontrolled. High blood sugars prevent the white blood cells from fighting infection and […]

Jan 20, 2012

ADW Interviews Janis Roszler

By |2016-06-03T14:52:37+00:00Updated: January 20th, 2012|ADW in the News, Dental Health|0 Comments

American Diabetes Wholesale recently had the chance to speak with Janis Roszler MSFT, RD, CDE, LD/N about the direct link between good oral healthcare and diabetes. Roszler offers several tips that can benefit a person with diabetes, many of them being simple changes in oral healthcare routines that can make dramatic changes in how your body […]

Jan 12, 2012

Pet Dental Care Tips

By |2018-01-25T10:57:24+00:00Updated: January 12th, 2012|Dental Health, Pet Care, Pet Dental Care, Pet Diabetes, Pet Newsletter|0 Comments

Oftentimes the task of having a diabetic pet can seem overwhelming. You have to give insulin injections at particular times, buy special food, and monitor the blood glucose… The list goes on. You think, “Seriously? You want me to brush my pet’s teeth, too?!?!” Well, yes! It is important to care for your diabetic pet’s teeth […]

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