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Understanding The Factors That Can Influence Dental Implant Success
...For example, smoking, diabetes, osteoporosis (porous bone) or a compromised immune (resistance) system can all negatively impact implant healing and success...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Studies are showing that dental disease is just as related to overeating as heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and hypertension...

Cosmetic Dentistry or Comprehensive Dentistry?
...Some health conditions such as Diabetes may also increase your risk for gum disease...

Bad Breath — Discovering The Causes & Treatments
...Bad breath is also caused by certain medical conditions such as liver disease, lung infections, diabetes, kidney infections or failure and cancer...

Did You Know That Diabetes And Periodontal Disease Have Much In Common?
Did you know that recent research has shown diabetes is a risk factor for increased severity of periodontal (gum) disease and that periodontitis is a risk factor for worsening blood glucose (sugar) control in people with diabetes...

Gum Disease & Diabetes: Two Diseases With A Common Enemy — You.
Both diabetes and gum (periodontal) disease are chronic inflammatory diseases that have negative consequences for millions of people worldwide...

Dry Mouth FAQs
...Other diseases that can be the culprit include: diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cystic fibrosis, and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)...

Patient Resources
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Fixing Adult Teeth Is No Mission Impossible - Just Ask Tom Cruise!
...There are also a few medical conditions, such as heart-valve disease, severe uncontrolled diabetes, and leukemia, which might preclude treatment...

The Connection Between Oral Health and General Health
...But recent scientific evidence suggests that it may have an even greater benefit to your overall health: Specifically, it could potentially reduce your risk for a number of systemic (whole-body) diseases, including cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis — even premature birth...

Aging & Dental Health
...It's possible that medications prescribed for other diseases can adversely affect a person's oral health; it's also possible that a decline in oral health can worsen existing maladies (such as diabetes), or even cause systemic (whole-body) inflammation...

Bad Breath
...Halitosis may occur in people who have a sinus or bronchial infection, an oral yeast infection (which can be caused by antibiotic use), or even a systemic (general body) disease such as diabetes, kidney failure or a liver malfunction...

Diabetes & Oral Health
...If you have diabetes, it is particularly important to maintain excellent oral health...

Dry Mouth
...Other diseases known to cause dry mouth include diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cystic fibrosis and AIDS...

Pregnancy, Hormones & Oral Health
...Some research has even indicated a link between periodontal (gum) diseases and other serious health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes...