Thursday, March 21, 2019

Are Older Adults Keeping Their Teeth?

According to the analysis by NIDCR scientists published in the January 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, Yes... tooth loss in older adults is on the decline! Research has found that adults experiencing complete tooth loss declined sigficantly (from 17% down to 11%)

Dr. Bruce Dye, DDS, MPH states "It’s good news that older Americans are keeping more of their teeth because past studies have found that tooth loss can reduce the quality of life.”

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