People who have been sleeping with their dentures in might want to think again after reading this post!
A recent study has shown that people who sleep with their dentures in are at a higher risk to develop pneumonia than those who remove them prior to sleep. The study was undertaken by the International and American Associations for Dental Research. Poor health and hygiene are one of the main contributing factors for Pneumonia among the early. This is one of the reasons that the research team based from Nihon University School of Dentistry in Japan.
This study shows that it is extremely important for senior citizens or people that wear dentures to undergo dental hygiene programs that will help them to prevent Pneumonia.
If you are concerned about this and wish to speak to a professional personally, you can contact our dentist in Preston either by phone or by email and one of our members of staff will be able to provide you with an appointment so that that our dentists will be able to provide you with all the information that you require.