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Recent research suggests that there may be an association between oral infections and poorly controlled diabetes, cardiovascular disease and preterm birth. If you have diabetes, you’re already at increased risk of developing gum disease. But chronic gum disease may, in fact, make diabetes more difficult to control, as well.
Your posture and your bite are closely related. When any part of your body is out of alignment with the other parts, there is a similar chain reaction.
Educating patients is the key to creating trust and creating an environment that is conducive to case acceptance.
If there is improvement, then we can reevaluate at the next hygiene visit. If their condition is staying the same, a treatment plan may be as simple as telling the patient to increase the frequency of their dental hygiene visits in your office until improvement is noted.