Dental care reduces likelihood of hospitalization for people with diabetes or coronary artery disease

Physicians and dentists know that oral health is a critical element of overall health. However, there are many unknowns with respect to the effects of regular dental care and a healthy mouth, teeth and gums. Furthermore, Medicare does not cover dental care, and although children receive dental care as part of Medicaid, coverage for adults varies state-to-state.

This article was originally published on MedicalXpress.com

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