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ORAL HEALTH empowers diabetes management

Living healthier with Diabetes
Bi-directional link between diabetes and oral health

Did you know?

Oral health and diabetes are connected by a bidirectional link. Poor blood sugar control increases the risk of gum disease, while gum disease has adverse effects on blood sugar control. People living with diabetes are 1.5-3 times more likely to suffer from periodontitis.

Compromised gum tissue opens the door for dental plaque bacteria to spread into the rest of the body via the blood stream. The presence of bacteria in the body triggers an immune response that enhances insulin resistance, makes blood sugar levels harder to control. Watch the video here. 

What can you do?

Poor blood sugar control increases the risk of oral health challenges, while oral health challenges can lead to poor blood sugar control and a higher risk of diabetes-related complications.

By actively managing your oral care and maintaining healthy gums and teeth, you can live healthier, with your diabetes.

Your oral health fitness program: It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

Step 1 Brush your teeth
Step 2 Clean between your teeth
Step 3 Rinse

Why is interdental cleaning so important?

Interdental brushes are not just about removing food debris in between your teeth. They are an ESSENTIAL tool for managing plaque. They also stimulate gums and help lower inflammation in the gums.

2 GUM Travler Interdental Brushes in red and blue
GUM Daily Care range

PREVENT with GUM® Daily Care range

  • Kind to gum tissue, with no harsh substances
  • Advanced plaque prevention
  • With antioxydant to strenghten & revitalise gum tissues
GUM Advanced Care range

MANAGE with GUM® Advanced Care range

  • Kind to gum tissue, with no harsh substances
  • Professional grade plaque prevention
  • Antibacterial
  • With antioxydant to strenghten & revitalise gum tissues

Diabetes may cause additional oral discomforts

GUM HaliControl range

FOR BAD BREATH

  • Convenient tablets & tongue scraper
  • Quickly restore fresh breath with the effect lasting throughout the day
GUM Dry Mouth range

FOR DRY MOUTH

  • Easy to apply gel and spray
  • Provide immediate & long lasting  rehydratation and lubrification
  • Soothe irriated tissue and promote repair
GUM AftaClear range for Mouth Ulcers relief

FOR ULCERS

  • Easy to apply gel or spray
  • Provide immediate and long lasting _relief from pain and discomfort
  • Accelerate and protect healing

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