Drs. Grant and Conger
602 Main Street, Dalton, GA 30720

Protect Yourself from the Dangerous Duo of Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

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If you’re diabetic, you need to know about the risk that this disease poses to dental health.

What’s the Link Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease?

According to dental experts, the main concern about diabetes and teeth is that diabetes can have a harmful effect on your dental health. See, having high blood sugar can put you at much greater risk for oral health issues. But taking care of your teeth and managing your blood sugar level can protect you from dental problems such as:

  • The most serious form of gum disease, called periodontal disease
  • Dry mouth, which can cause oral decay, infections, and ulcers
  • An oral fungal infection called thrush

How Can You Protect Yourself from Problems with Diabetes and Teeth?

While this news about diabetes and periodontal disease can be rather alarming, there are ways that you can avoid any dental trouble. To prevent any problems with diabetes and oral health, use these expert tips to keep your smile healthy:

  1. Manage your blood sugar closely.
  2. Brush your teeth with a soft-bristled toothbrush at least twice a day.
  3. Floss well on a daily basis.
  4. If you have dentures, make sure to remove and clean them each day.
  5. Avoid smoking.
  6. Get dental check-ups and cleanings every six months, but even more often if you suffer from diabetes and oral health problems.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Dalton, call Drs. Grant and Conger today at (706) 847-4165 or make an appointment.

Drs. Grant and Conger offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Dalton. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Grant and Conger, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Drs. Grant and Conger.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Very nice, clean office, sweet employees.
Jesse H.
Great staff!! very quick service
Tehmia S.
My experience was very pleasant and the dental assistant very kind.The doctor was very nice and kind and didn’t make me feel bad for the length of time since I had been to a dentist.He fixed […]
Charlotte B.
Every one is so nice, positive energy.
Linda R.
Very skillful staff and professional office environment. I would have liked for a few more moments with the dentist.
Colt S.
The dentist and staff have always treated me as if they care about my well-being as well as about my dental care. They are always ready with a smile and are very kind.
Mary W.
I have been going to Dr. Grant for years with my family and always received warm hospitality. The people here do exceptionally well work. The staff is very kind and willing to help you any way they […]
Coty B.
Dr. Grant/Conger has served my family for over 20 years.
Kimberly O.
Friendliness. Personal care and attention.
Cynthia W.
Office staff, assistants, and Dr. Rausch are all courteous and take time out of their day to check on patients.
Brittany R.
I have gone to this office since 1993. I Love them. Friendly, helpful and caring.
Tammy C.
Dr. Grant is an excellent dentist. Mae Williams, Garlene, and Karen are excellent office staff. They are friendly and act like they want you to receive the best dental care possible. If you have a […]
Kay W.
All of the staff is very friendly. I love Dr. Grant he is the best. Offering Dentrite is also a big reasonI, When I retired, I lost dental insurance when I left my job. My hygienist mentioned […]
Barbara J.
The staff is always so caring and concerned about how I’m doing during any of my dental work. Everyone there goes above and beyond to create a wonderful atmosphere! I wouldn’t want to go […]
Lauren F.
Everyone is nice and understanding of my fears about needles.
Cody H.
Great folks at this practice! They are very caring and attentive. I’ve gone there for almost 40 years!
Lori M.
Dr Grant is awesome, and all the staff is great ,,,
Darlene P.
From arrival until departure, all staff treat you like you are part of their family. They show sincere concern for your needs and proper treatment.
Judith D.
The staff is so friendly. They try to find every way possible to help you.
Michael J.
I like this office as it is friendly and feels like home. I like the location I also like the Dent-rite program as it saves me money
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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