A team of researchers have studied mice with diabetes and found an association between changes in bacteria in the mouth and the development of gum disease.

Key takeaways:

– This study suggests that diabetes may lead to changes in the bacteria in the mouth.

– These changes can lead to gum disease and jaw bone loss.

– Controlling blood sugar will help prevent these dental problems.

See your dentist regularly for cleanings and exams to prevent these problems.

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