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Oral Manifestations and Diabetes

Volume 7 - Issue 5

Nélio Veiga*1,2, Tiago Marques1,2, Ana Sofia Monteiro1, João Couto1, Pedro Conceição1, Sara Matos1, Joana Santos1, Ana Raquel Pereira1, Sarah Goolamhussen1, Rita Grão1, Marta André1 and Inês Coelho3

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    • 1Health Sciences Institute, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
    • 2Centre for Interdisciplinary Health Research (CIIS), Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
  • 3Family Health Unit Grão Vasco, Portugal

*Corresponding author: Nélio Veiga, Health Sciences Institute, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Estrada da Circunvalação, 3504-505, Viseu, Portugal

Received: August 01, 2018;   Published: August 13, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.07.001574

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The diabetic patient is subjected to a series of systemic complications and is more prone to develop other types of pathologies. This is equally applied to the oral cavity. This revision article aims to analyze some of the possible oral manifestations and complication derived from diabetes. Concomitantly it is also pretended to know why these complications and more related to these patients, as well as to observe the differences between the pathogenesis and severity of oral pathologies among diabetics and non-diabetics.

Keywords: Diabetes; Oral Lesions; Periodontitis; Oral Candidiasis; Dental Caries; Oral Cancer

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