22 Jun

London dental news: periodontal disease and type II diabetes

A recent study shows that patients having periodontal diseases along with type II diabetes are prone to develop bad glucose control that may lead them to kidney related problems and death. It is very important to have a good glucose control for patients having type II diabetes to avoid this kind of complications.It has already been proved that the elevated levels of insulin resistance are connected with severe periodontal disease generally. And it goes both ways with researchers stating that periodontal disease may also make it more difficult for diabetics to control their blood sugar. But its easy to treat periodontal disease and if the condition is caught early on then it helps the patient to have better control on his diabetes.
It’s a good idea to consult with your London dentist as periodontal disease is basically painless in the initial stages. You can discuss periodontal treatment or maintenance treatment with oral or sub-antimicrobial antibiotics .But please be aware that with a fluctuation blood sugar level as seen in diabetes, it becomes difficult to control infection and inflammation of the gums too.