Did you know that tooth loss is a risk factor for cognitive impairment and dementia? Well, a group of researchers from NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing found out through their new analysis that with every tooth lost, the risk for cognitive impairment grows.
As you are probably aware, you should visit your dentist at least twice annually so that your oral health is maintained, along with your impressive smile. Dental cleanings are a routine aspect of proper oral hygiene, involving plaque removal from the surfaces of teeth that cannot be reached by your toothbrush or dental floss.
A new study conducted at Ohio's State University disperses the misapprehension surrounding the safety of dental procedures during the covid-19 pandemic. SAR-Cov-2 is mainly spread by respiratory droplets; the critical entry points for the virus are the nose and the mouth.