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The International Center for Dental Excellence
Dentistry for Diabetic Patients
Diabetic Treatment Services by Dr. Cintron in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
As a dentist for over 20 years, I've found that an unhealthy mouth can make other diseases profoundly worse. We have treated patients with diabetes who after controlling gum disease, have been able to control blood sugar levels and even stopped taking medications.
Diabetes Is Increasing
Diabetes is the fastest growing disease in United States, claiming 24 million people with type 2 diabetes and one out of every three children born after 2007. The odds are if you do not have diabetes yet, you may be prediabetic and you probably know someone with diabetes.
Diabetes and Gum Disease
Diabetes and gum disease, which is an oral disease, are very dangerous together. After reaching the age of thirty, 85 percent of people have some form of gum disease. Gum disease is an inflamatory infection, that exhibits high levels of c-reactive protein levels. I compare gum disease to gangrene of the mouth. It causes bone loss, tooth loss, bite problems, bad breath, bad taste; it is a social handicap. These symptoms are not a good thing to have if you have diabetes. Diabetes and gum disease increase your mortality by eight times, increases the probability of having a heart attack by over 250%.
My entire family on my father's side has been impacted by diabetes so I personally know the impact of diabetes in one's life. This information represents real people, not just numbers. I have lost most of these relatives due to the complications of diabetes.
Diabetes Reversed after Periodontal Treatment
As a dentist I have personally treated people whose diabetes has been reversed after periodontal disease has been treated and controlled. It takes a team effort to get optimum health. Together, diabetes and gum disease is a bomb that makes you three times more likely to die of the combination of heart disease and kidney failure. Gum disease will make a prediabetic a diabetic.
It Is Never Too Late to Improve Your Health
It is never too late to improve your health by improving your oral health. Even if you are very sick and debilitated by your diabetes, you can take control of your medical care and improve the quality of your life. God gave us a gift, it is called the present. Although you can't do anything about the past, or your genetics, you can change the future of your life by what you start doing today. Come and meet us. Dr. Cintron and her team can help you and your doctor to get the optimal health you deserve. tart today and add 15 fabulous years to your life.
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