Diabetes & Dental Implant - what are things you must know?

Diabetes is not a disease it‘s a metabolic disorder affecting body glucose and one must learn to overcome and live with it. Home test is one way to find out body control over glucose metabolism. It must be also undertaken before planning dental implants (7% or less is a good control). Diabetes control requires dietary management.

Dental implants can help restore patient failing dentition to best so that patient can eat well and manage his/her sugar levels. Controlled diabetics can be treated as normal dental implant patients. Regular follow- ups is a must a such kind of dental patient. Oral hygiene and maintenance of implant dentures bridges and crowns are the key to have long lasting results.

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