Different oral manifestations of diabetes mellitus and its complications a review

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Sri Vasavi Kadiyala and Jayanth Kumar

Aim: A review explaining different oral manifestations & complications of diabetes mellitus
Objective: To relate different oral manifestations and oral complications of diabetes mellitus
Background: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic lifestyle disease affecting all age groups. It is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. The term “diabetes mellitus” describes a group of disorders characterised by elevated levels of glucose in the blood and abnormalities of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism. A number of oral diseases and disorders have been associated with diabetes mellitus, and periodontitis has been identified as a possible risk factor for poor metabolic control in subjects with diabetes. The article will speak in depth about the complications of diabetes mellitus. This article aims to review and increase the awareness of oral manifestations and complications of diabetes mellitus and to stimulate research on the subject.
Reason: It is important to know the different oral manifestations of diabetes mellitus to prevent its complications at the early stages.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.2735.0091