The periodontal tissues in diabetes mellitus and periodontitis treatment

The periodontal
Dry mouth


periodontal disease in diabetes mellitusPeriodontitis is considered to be an early symptom of diabetes. Its development is observed even in the most minor violations of carbohydrate metabolism. In the long course of diabetic changes in the periodontium observed in almost all patients.

Dry mouth with diabetes, and consequently, decrease the amount of saliva is the cause of the imbalance of microorganisms in the oral cavity. As a result, in the mouth there is a rapid growth of pathogenic organisms, which in combination with the weakened immunity of the patient and the deterioration of blood supply to soft tissues leads to the development of gingivitis.

typically, Gingivitis is painless and manifests itself in the form of puffiness, redness and bleeding gums. If not to conduct treatment of gingivitis, there is a further progression and development of periodontal destruction.

Periodontitis is a disease of the oral cavity, in which there is affection of soft tissues and bone that support the tooth. Inflammation affects the ligaments of the teeth, which leads to its atrophy. Cervical of the teeth become bare, the teeth become loose and later fall out.

unfortunately, many diabetic patients are lightly to oral diseases and their treatment, as a result, lose their teeth early. In order to avoid the development of periodontal disease or prevent its progression, should, in the first place, to compensate for diabetes, and to observe strictly the rules of daily care for the oral cavity. You must brush your teeth after each meal or at least rinsing with a special mouthwash. Toothpaste and mouthwash for patients with diabetes should not contain a strong peroxide, antibacterial and abrasive substances. It is useful to use toothpaste with herbal supplements (sage, rosemary, chamomile) that have a mild anti-inflammatory effect and improves tissue regeneration.

In the case of bleeding gums you must brush your teeth a specialized tooth paste with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, astringent components.

in Addition, patients with diabetes should be several times a year to go visit your dentist and also to see a doctor, a periodontist, who can be offered a course of preventive treatment aimed at improving blood supply to the tissues of the periodontium.

All of the above measures will help to prevent the development of periodontitis and preserve the teeth.