Oral health information from the dentist to the diabetologist

Published: 6 July 2015
Author(s): Mohamed Ahdi, Wijnand J. Teeuw, Hedvig G.T.A. Meeuwissen, Joost B.L. Hoekstra, Victor E.A. Gerdes, Bruno G. Loos, Eelco W. Meesters
Section: Original Article

Diabetes care includes annual evaluation of micro- and macrovascular complications, however, oral pathologies are not included. We studied retrieving oral health information, in particular periodontal disease, from the dentist and studied the association between the reported periodontal condition and variables of both diabetes and dental care.