Oral health care guidelines for patients with diabetes mellitus: A review

Prasanna Kumar Rao, Dharnappa Poojary, Shailesh Kudva, Ashok Kumar Jeppu, Kavitha Ashok Kumar, Alok Dubey

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Diabetes Mellitus [DM] is a metabolic disorder characterised by relative or obsolete insufficiency of insulin and resultant disturbances of carbohydrate metabolism. People with poorly controlled DM are at greater risk for dental problems. They are more likely to affect with oral infections. High and low blood sugar may also be able to cause many oral manifestations and some emergency situations in dental office. This article highlights on oral manifestations and dental considerations while treating these DM patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4292-4301
Number of pages10
JournalIndian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Toxicology
  • Law
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis


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