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Why You Should Visit A Dentist Regularly

Why You Should Visit A Dentist Regularly

Teeth are so important to the overall health of each individual, and the only way to properly maintain dental health is by regular visits to the dentist.

Written By Kassandra Foreman / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Study: Regular Dental Visits May Help Prevent Pneumonia

Study: Regular Dental Visits May Help Prevent Pneumonia

Researchers analyzed data obtained from the 2013 Medical Expediture Panel Survey, which asks about healthcare utilization (including dental care), costs and patient satisfaction. They found 441 of 26,246 people in the database had bacterial pneumonia (1.68 percent) and that those who never had dental checkups had an 86 percent increased risk of pneumonia compared to those who had twice-yearly appointments.
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