Frequency of dental visits dramatically decreases after dementia diagnosis

Frequency of dental visits dramatically decreases after dementia diagnosis

Patients with dementia tend to abandon regular dental check-ups, the results of a large-scale longitudinal study have revealed. The utilisation of dental services, as well as the research group’s general oral health status, significantly declined after a diagnosis of dementia, researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden found. The results are especially alarming since studies […]