Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, which can affect numerous parts of the body, including your teeth and gums.

Of the 26 million people who have diabetes, an estimated 7 million have no idea that they have the disease, according to the American Diabetes Association. With those figures in mind, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that regular health care checkups may help to identify potential signs of diabetes.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to multivu.com/mnr/60005-american-dental-association-diabetes-recommendations

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