Harmful bacteria found below the gumline have been implicated in the Alzheimer disease process.
These patients are at increased risk for oral health problems but dental professionals can help them keep their oral health on track.
Recent research shows that when oral hygiene—such as toothbrushing and interdental cleaning—is interrupted for as little as a day, all hell can break loose.
We know why plaque biofilm forms on dental structures and how to get rid of it—temporarily. But not much attention has been paid to how dental plaque biofilm is created. Until now.
In order to maintain oral health, plaque must be removed from all dental surfaces.
Good oral healthcare may reduce pneumonia risk among those who experienced a stroke.