Your diabetes can affect your teeth. Having uncontrolled diabetes can mean you're more likely to get gum disease or the other problems below. The good news: Good habits will help keep your mouth healthy.
Diabetes can make you more likely to have cavities and fungal infections. Other potential problems include:
Difficulty fighting off infections, including those that might lead to gum disease
Slower healing time after dental surgery
Dry mouth, called xerostomia, is common among people...