Yes. There are strong links between diabetes and these dental problems:
People with diabetes, especially if their blood sugar is uncontrolled, are much more likely to have red, swollen and bleeding gums. The plaque bacteria that cause gum disease can painlessly eat away the bone that holds your teeth; if this continues without treatment, it can result in losing your teeth.
Without strong, solid teeth and healthy gums it may be harder to eat healthy foods, making the diabetes even harder to control. The cycle of increasing gum disease and infection, followed by worsening diabetes, can result in the loss of most or all of your teeth.
If you have diabetes, you should keep a look-out for these warning signs: