Oral hygiene should be included in stroke rehab
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Gingival bleeding and plaque levels were reduced in outpatient stroke rehabilitation patients who were enrolled in oral hygiene instruction programs in a study found in the Journal of Dentistry. This could reduce the risk of oral opportunistic pathogens and pneumonia, according to the study authors.
Release date: May 17, 2017
Review date: May 17, 2020
Expiration date: May 17, 2022