Diabetes Mellitus and Periodontal Disease: Unravelling The Two Way Relationship
Diabetes and chronic periodontitis are common chronic diseases affecting adults in all population groups. Periodontitis is the second common cause of dental disorder. Diabetes mellitus affects a high segment of adults especially in later life. Periodontitis is the sixth common cause of disease in Diabetes patients. This article examines the interrelationship between these common diseases.
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