Study: Teens with diabetes discount the importance of oral health

05/8/2013 | DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

More than half of adolescents with diabetes apparently fail to understand that taking care of their oral health is as important as ensuring their physical health, a recent survey found. Teens with diabetes brushed and flossed their teeth less frequently than their peers without diabetes, the study found. The research was presented at a recent International Association for Dental Research meeting.

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