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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 2-8

A narrative review of Diabetes mellitus: An update for dentists

1 Department of Conservative Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
2 Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
3 Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

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Dr. Alaa AL-Haddad
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/sjos.SJOralSci_68_20

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Introduction: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common metabolic disorder and a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Dentists are increasingly encountered with patients affected by this chronic condition. Aim: To a review on updates in DM, dental management and emergencies. Methods: Database search was carried out in PubMed and Google scholar limited to articles of English language from 1998 to 2021 and pertaining to the keywords diabetes, orofacial manifestations , dental management diabetic emergency. A narrative review of this search is presented in this article. Results and Discussion: This article gives a concise update on DM and discuss the management of diabetic patients in a dental setting. Conclusion: Discussion of the possible orofacial manifestations of DM and management of diabetic emergencies is emphasized for efficicient dental practice.

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