Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 8 Issue 5

Diabetes and its Impact on Root Canal Therapies and Other Oral Conditions

Lisa Slade, Gail Cherry-Peppers*, Jezelle Sonnier, Gillian Robinson-Warner, Xinbin Gu, Mayra Suero-Wade, Maliika Tracey, Jelani Thompson, Alphonzo Davidson and Alphonzo Davidson III

Restorative Department, Howard University College of Dentistry, USA

*Corresponding Author: Gail Cherry-Peppers, Restorative Department, Howard University College of Dentistry, USA.

Received: March 15, 2024; Published: April 03, 2024


Advances in medical science and in preventive dentistry have changed the context of oral health. The American population is living longer with numerous complex chronic diseases. This paper is to raise awareness about the impact of diabetes and the associations with altered success in root canal therapy. Comorbidities can worsen the course of dental treatment. Better communication is needed to improve medical consultation and referral management. It is imperative that dentists receive a very-detailed medical consultation from the patients’ medical team. This information will help dentists understand why there may be increased infection rates and slow healing after root canal therapy in diabetic patients. Requests for medical consult are important to provide full patient information and to determine diabetic chronicity.

Keywords: Diabetes and Root Canal Therapy; Apical Periodontitis; Chronic Diseases and Delayed Healing


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Citation: Gail Cherry-Peppers., et al. “Diabetes and its Impact on Root Canal Therapies and Other Oral Conditions".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 8.5 (2024): 02-06.


Copyright: © 2024 Gail Cherry-Peppers., 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.


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