Registered dietitians at the academy of Nutrition and dietetics recognize a link between mouth health and nutrition.
Oral infection diseases as well as acute chronic diseases with chronic infections related to oral can affect not only food consumption but also our health and nutritional status.
An oral health examination yearly is a must. Oral health issues increases with age and after 65 years of age one out of three has a dental problem. 40% have periodontal, 25% use dentures or implants.
Tooth decay has increased with significantly more reported among non Hispanic black and Mexican American children.
Keeping your mouth clean will help you in staying healthy.