General doctors are trained to fulfill healthcare needs. Smile Concepts also provide a medical consultant specially focussed on Diabetic patients for your better health.
Some dental problems may reflect issues in other parts of your body, and vice versa. For example, untreated oral infections can lead to poorer control of diabetes, an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease, and complications during pregnancy. We identify these and other issues, and offer appropriate treatment or referral when needed.
Medically related issues also affect the dental
health of a patient. People with poorly controlled
diabetes are at a greater risk for dental problems.
They're more likely to have infections of their gums
and the bones that hold their teeth in place,
because diabetes can reduce the blood supply to the
High blood sugar may also cause dry mouth and make gum disease worse. Less saliva can allow more tooth-decaying bacteria and plaque buildup.
With good blood sugar control and dental care, you can avoid these problems.
We make sure to keep your blood sugar under control. If you smoke, please quit.