Jaw Exercises, Oral Hygiene Advice Aids Life Quality in Later Parkinson’s

Jaw Exercises, Oral Hygiene Advice Aids Life Quality in Later Parkinson’s

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Jaw Exercises, Oral Hygiene Advice Aids Life Quality in Later Parkinson’s

A program of jaw-related exercises, coupled with individualized advice for oral hygiene, can improve quality of life as it relates to oral health among people with Parkinson’s disease, a small study reported. The study,  “Effect of orofacial physiotherapeutic and hygiene interventions on oral health related quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A randomised controlled trial,” was published in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. Problems with oral health and poorer orofacial (mouth-and-face) control, such as difficulty…

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