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Halt the Rise : Beat Diabetes through Oral Health Maintenance

Untitled-1World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared year 2016 campaign as “Halt the rise: beat diabetes” to stop the spread of this preventable lifestyle disease that is afflicting India at large. Recent scientific evidence shows that there is two-way relationship between diabetes and gum disease, with diabetes increasing the risk for pyorrhea and gum infection increasing blood sugar.

What is Periodontitis ?

Periodontitis is a common inflammatory disease characterized by destructing the structure of one teeth. It highly affects 10-15% of adults worldwide ,it also has multiple negative impacts on quality of life. There is a clear relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease , the mechanism under this link involves aspects of immune functioning, neutral activity and cytokine biology.

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Relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease

People with diabetes are more likely to have periodontal disease than people without diabetes, probably because people with diabetes are more susceptible to contracting infections. In fact, periodontal disease is often considered a complication of diabetes. Those people who don’t have their diabetes under control are especially at risk.Research has suggested that the relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease goes both ways – periodontal disease may make it more difficult for people who have diabetes to control their blood sugar.Severe periodontal disease can increase blood sugar, contributing to increased periods of time when the body functions with a high blood sugar. This puts people with diabetes at increased risk for diabetic complications.

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How to prevent this?

Cleanliness is one of the best solutions for this problem, Undergo scaling in your near by dental clinic once in six months to avoid this infection .While cleaning is not done regularly it causes infection which increases the cortisol level ,due to this the blood sugar level also increases

Apollo WHITE dental in an attempt to prevent complications due to diabetes provides a one-to-one special gum screening, treatment advice and prevention counseling to all patients at our VASANT VIHAR CLUB on ……. .

After the screening you can avail, the following benefits at any of their 70+ clinics in Pan India:-
• In-depth screening of your gums and teeth / consultation with a veteran consultant
• 10% off on Preventive gum treatments, including scaling and dental polishing
• MICROSCOPE assisted and LASER treatments to cure the gum disease at priority appointment

Apollo WHITE dental, the Dental Vertical of the healthcare giant, Apollo Hospitals, one of the largest and most trusted Dental Chains in India with 70 Centres, spread across 17 cities Pan India.
They have the strong presence in Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Calcutta, New Delhi, Pune and Tier 2 cities like Puducherry, Coimbatore, Trichy, Nasik, Nellore, Tirupathi, Faridabad, Mysuru, Ahmedabad and Madurai as well. Being the dental partner of the trusted health care giant, Apollo Hospitals, their services are world class, on the leading edge of technology, handled by experts with the best hands and minds. They are known for their Patient Care and strict sterilisation protocols that are internationally certified.

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If you are suffering from bad breath, bleeding gums, loosening of teeth or spacing between teeth, it may indicate a deeper and unmanaged problem like improper blood sugar. You are welcome to visit the website www.apollowhitedental.com to know more about the cause for the dental diseases and the precautionary or preventive measures. Please call up for appointments at 9543368478 or send an email to patientcare@apollowhitedental.com or book an appointment.

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