The paper, “Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Oral Health of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease,” was published in Neurology and Therapy.
Disabling motor and non-motor symptoms mark Parkinson’s, and managing this progressive disease can be complex and stressful. For many patients, oral healthcare may not be seen as a priority, which could set the stage for an increased risk of oral diseases.
Researchers in Brazil conducted a review of published studies to better understand the relationship between Parkinson’s and oral health.
“The objective of the present study was to review different aspects of oral health in PD [Parkinson’s disease]