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Odontología Vital

versão On-line ISSN 1659-0775versão impressa ISSN 1659-0775


BECERRA-NUNEZ, Edgar; GARCIA-MUNOZ, Alejandro; QUIROZ-PEREZ, Miguel Angel  e  IBARRA-GONZALEZ, Felipe. Effects of non-surgical periodontal therapy on glycemic control of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A literature review. Odontología Vital [online]. 2020, n.32, pp.15-20. ISSN 1659-0775.


To know the relationship between periodontal disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus in the control of blood glucose.

Design and research methods:

A bibliographic search was conducted using a database (PubMed) with english language restriction, looking for the most recent research and with the largest number of research subjects.


The articles reviewed coincide in the treatment of periodontal disease improves glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2, with an average of 0.69% in the level of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c).


Periodontal treatment improves glycemic control in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, as well as the number of inflammatory cells (such as IL6 and TNF-α) that cause alterations in insulin activity.

Palavras-chave : Periodontal diseases; Diabetes Mellitus; glycemic index; glycated hemoglobin A; interleukins; tumor necrosis factor-alpha; periodontal medicine; periodontitis..

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