Share of Cost, Deteriorating Oral Health During Hospital Stays.

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd 2014 10:03 AM

According to recent studies, our oral health deteriorates during hospitalization and is associated with an increased risk of hospital acquired infections and reduced quality of life.  The study published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology  provides the latest evidence that oral health care is being overlooked in hospitals, with potential serious consequences.  The research identified increases in plaque accumulation and gingival and mucosal inflammation.  The finding were the worst amongst patients who required help with their breathing.

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