Does A Link Between Gum Disease And Diabetes Exist?

Studies from the Centers for Disease Control show that half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from periodontal disease. In addition to causing discomfort and increasing the risk of tooth loss for our Albuquerque, NM, patients, there is also a link between gum disease and diabetes. With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month, we think this is a perfect time to talk about this connection!