Diabetics toothpaste is just one part of a diabetics oral care routine. Problems with teeth and gums can be more common for people with diabetes, so good oral health is important to prevent problems. Looking after your mouth is an essential part of being healthy with type 1 or type 1 diabetes.
Diabetics should visit their dental team regularly for monitoring and maintenance oral health care as well as taking time for excellent oral hygiene on a daily basis at home. Oral health problems, in particular gum inflammation, can be more common for diabetics who have poor control of their blood glucose levels. Keeping blood sugar levels within a normal range will reduce this risk. Eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise and not smoking will also help reduce the risk of developing oral health problems.
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An effective daily oral hygiene routine is key to oral health for all but especially for anyone with diabetes. Cleaning between teeth then brushing with toothpaste are the basics. Find out more about oral hygiene and home care on our tips page here.