Oral care and regular dental care is more than just brushing your teeth. Good oral hygiene also helps prevent certain diseases and conditions.
During a dental examination, the dentist will:
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Your oral health might affect, be affected by, or contribute to various diseases and conditions, including:
Linked to the inflammation and infections caused by oral bacteria
Research shows that people who have gum disease have a harder time controlling their blood sugar levels.
Might be linked with periodontal bone loss and tooth loss.
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This article was last reviewed on
22 Nov 2023
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