“Those with diabetes need to reduce the risk of gingivitis to reduce the risk of further diabetic related issues.
“As a result, your gums may become red and swollen, and may bleed easily. If left untreated, gum disease can progress to periodontitis and ultimately lead to tooth loss.
“If found early by your dental professional, periodontitis is easier to control.
“People living with type 2 diabetes are also three times more likely than those without to develop dental issues, such as, thrush and burning mouth syndrome.”