CHRONIC APICAL PERIODONTITIS AND DIABETES MELLITUS RELATIONSHIP IN ORAL REHABILITATION

Kamel Earar, Alexandru Andrei Iliescu, Mihaela Georgiana Iliescu, Dan Ionel Cristian, Irina Maria Gheorghiu, Andrei Iliescu, Paula Perlea

ABSTRACT

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most frequent systemic disorders in medically compromised dental patients. Since it seems to be a significant relationship between diabetes mellitus and apical pathology, any diabetic dental patients should be suspected to develop chronic apical periodontitis both in endodontically treated and untreated teeth. A proper follow-up of root-filled teeth associated with periodical glycaemia control is mandatory to increase their survival. The diabetic status of a patient should be a key prognostic factor of decision in conservative endodontic management

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