The two most common diabetes-related dental conditions include periodontal disease and dental caries. Other conditions may include; burning mouth syndrome, Candida infection, dry mouth, altered sensation of taste, altered tooth eruption and hypertrophy of the parotid glands. Non-dental health care providers often overlook diabetes-related complications that affect the oral cavity, which can have an enormous personal and financial impact on patients.
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