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Preventive Health Care

Good oral health is very important to general health. Research data indicates that chronic gum disease may contribute to the development of heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death in both men and women. Gum disease can also be a complication of diabetes.

People with diabetes are more likely to have periodontal disease than people without diabetes, probably because people with diabetes are more susceptible to contracting infections. In fact, periodontal disease is often considered a complication of diabetes.

Research has suggested that the relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease goes both ways – periodontal disease may make it more difficult for people who have diabetes to control their blood sugar.

Severe periodontal disease can increase blood sugar, contributing to increased periods of time when the body functions with a high blood sugar. This puts people with diabetes at increased risk for diabetic complications.

The good news is that this can all be reversed with the care of a Dental Hygienist!!

A Dental Hygienist’s major role is the prevention of all dental disease. A hygienist identifies and treats gingivitis and periodontal disease.

Why should you see a Dental Hygienist?
  • To have all plaque, tartar and calculus removed from above and below the gum line
  • To help prevent tooth loss and decay
  • Deep cleaning of teeth and gums
  • Keep youthful smile
  • Stay confident with lovely fresh breath
  • Remove active infection, improve overall health
  • Personalised dental care plan with the opportunity to ask as many questions as you need to understand your particular case
2 Station Street, Oakleigh, VIC 3166
OPENING HOURS
Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 6pm
Wednesday 7.30am - 4pm
Thursday 8.30am - 6pm
Friday 7.30am - 3.30pm
Saturday 8am - 3pm
Sunday CLOSED
 
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