Tag — "diabetes"

Periodontist Group Develops Diabetes Educational Material

In honor of November, American Diabetes Month, the New Jersey Society of Periodontists developed this great brochure that can help your patients understand the diabetes/periodontal disease connection. If you have a blog or use social media for your dental practice, we recommend sharing these images so your patients can learn more about how their oral…

SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN: HALF of American Adults Suffer from Periodontal Disease

A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed one out of every two American adults (aged 30+) has periodontal disease. The estimated 47.2 percent of American adults with the disease translates to about 64.7 million Americans. This is the most accurate picture of periodontal disease status in the U.S. we’ve…

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