The dental clinical examination of 1600 (815 insulin dependent of type 1 and 761 non-insulin dependent of type 2 respectively) patients cared of because of diabetes mellitus was carried out and an answer to the question was sought for whether the condition of the teeth does change according to he type of the metabolic disturbance of the diabetic, the time of its manifestation, its setting, the manner of therapy, the family occurrence of the illness and the mouth hygiene, respectively. According to examination results, greater edentulousness with diabetes over 30 years showed a positive interdependence according to the confirmance time of diabetes. On the other hand, with diabetic of better setting there were less teeth with caries or removed ones and the DMF-T average was lower than with patients with worse diabetes setting. No independence was found in the development of the DMF-T average and the caries conditions, respectively, if diabetes occurred in the family history and according to the type of diabetes.
|Translated title of the contribution||Relationship between the caries status and metabolic imbalance in diabetics|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 1991|
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