Women with diabetes face increased chance of mouth cancer

Women have a 13 per cent higher chance of developing oral cancer if they suffer from diabetes, according to new research highlighted by the dentists at Drayton Dental Care near Norwich.

Overall, women face a 27 per cent increase of developing any form of cancer if they have diabetes, while men also face a 19 per cent increased risk discovered the study published in Diabetologia, the official journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.

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Soothing the pain of mouth ulcers

Most of us are painfully aware of mouth ulcers. For those lucky few who have never had one, they are painful sores that can appear on the inside of your cheeks, lips and gums. They look like blisters and are often raised on the outside edge with a dip in the center. No one is 100% sure what causes mouth ulcers, explain the dentists at Drayton Dental Care near Norwich, but we do know that they hurt. The inside of the mouth is one of the most sensitive and tender areas of the body. Mouth ulcers can catch on our teeth, rub when we speak, become inflamed when we eat and irritated when we drink. 

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Drayton Dental shines a spotlight on our teeth and gums

The health of our teeth and gums is linked to many other life conditions including strokes, diabetes, bacterial lung infections, dementia, low birth-weight and premature babies, and heart disease, among others. In fact, as many as 20 serious illnesses have been linked to gum disease, says Drayton dentist, Vasiliki Stamatoukou. Our mouth provides a gateway window to the health of our bodies and as such it is vitally important we take good care of it. The health of our teeth and gums impacts us in lots of ways that many of us would never have imagined.

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It’s time to fit your own oxygen mask first, says Norwich dentist

In a mid-air emergency, we are always told to fit our own oxygen mask first, says Drayton dentist, Debbie Paramani from Drayton Dental Care. This is to ensure we are able to help our loved ones in a calm, considerate and efficient manner - whilst being able to breathe ourselves! If our own wellbeing isn’t being cared for, our ability to give our love to others is diminished.

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Our Drayton dentists will help you dazzle this Christmas!

Are you happy with your smile? Drayton Dental Care has a range of affordable cosmetic treatments to help your smile dazzle this Christmas.

If you have any niggles about your teeth or appearance that you’d like improved before the festive party season gets into full swing, then book a free cosmetic consultation with our Drayton cosmetic dentists.

If we feel confident about our teeth and appearance, we are more likely to smile fully and unselfconsciously. There are lots of benefits smiling brings, so spread some joy this Christmas with a beaming, brighter, whiter smile.

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