Letter to Editor
Interrelationship between Type 1 Diabetes and Dental Caries - Needs to be Relooked and Refocused at LargeSaurabh P Kakade1* and Khushboo Thakkar2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Saurabh P Kakade
Public Health Dentistry, Pune, Maharashtra, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 03, 2014; Accepted date: July 23, 2014; Published date: July 31, 2014
Citation: Kakade SP (2014) Interrelationship between Type 1 Diabetes and Dental Caries - Needs to be Relooked and Refocused at Large. J Diabetes Metab. 5:407. doi: 10.4172/2155-6156.1000407
Copyright: © 2014 Kakade SP et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Oral health of diabetic individuals has been the area under discussion of several studies in recent past. Periodontitis is one of the numerous complications of Type 2 diabetes mellitus but is less clearly recognized in Type 1 Diabetes . Periodontal destruction starts early in life and becomes more prominent as the child becomes adolescent but the probability of detecting an increased prevalence of dental caries in individuals with type 1 diabetes is more controversial .