Brush Teeth Prevent Lung Inflammation
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID – Do not underestimate oral health. Diligent brushing your teeth and mouth clean is not only good for gum health and confidence, the mouth of the net was able to reduce the risk of pneumonia or pneumonia.
Recent research conducted by scientists from Yale University say that the condition of oral health-related respiratory system. It is found in patients with patients in some hospitals. The researchers found that people who have lung disease originally ‘maintain’ the bacteria in their mouth. The team found that about 37 patients with pneumonia has undergone significant changes in the ‘composition of the bacteria’ in their mouth first.
“These findings could improve the way we prevent pneumonia in the future,” said study leader, Dr. Samit Joshi, dailymail.co.uk quoted as saying.
CEO of the British Dental Health Foundation, Nigel Carter reinforces the findings of Joshi. He said that dental care can improve overall body health. “The relationship between gum health and overall health have been studied, maintaining oral health actually help prevent disease,” Carter said.