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Did you know November is national diabetes month?

Did you know November is national diabetes month?

There are more bacteria in your mouth right now than there are people on the earth. You have an increased risk of having gum problems if you have diabetes especially if you don’t control your blood glucose levels.

Research shows that there is an increase in periodontal disease among people with diabetes. Periodontal disease affects the health of your teeth and gums.

The 3 main steps in fighting gum disease are brushing, flossing and seeing your dentist regularly.