Archive for November, 2017

Should Your Next Dental Appointment Include A Diabetes Screening?

Dentists Can Screen for Diabetes? In case you missed the July 2011 issue of the Journal of Dental Research, check out this post on how dentists can help diagnose diabetes. According to a recent study out of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, our dentists can now accurately test for diabetes and prediabetes. (Journal […]

How Are Diabetes & Dental Health Connected?

Are Diabetes & Dental Health Connected? “Both gum disease and diabetes are chronic diseases, and they both make each other worse.” November is American Diabetes Month Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects our body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other […]

Dentists Can Help Diagnose Diabetes

Dentists Can Diagnose Diabetes? Dentists diagnose & treat a myriad of oral health maladies, but bet you didn’t think your dentist could diagnose diabetes – or at least help to do so. As if we need another reason to keep up our normal thrice yearly dental visits, here comes recent news out of Columbia University […]