Study Pushes for Better Dental Care in Brazil for COPD Patients

Study Pushes for Better Dental Care in Brazil for COPD Patients

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Study Pushes for Better Dental Care in Brazil for COPD Patients

Dental care in Brazil needs to be more accessible to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and integrated into their primary care to better tackle the impact of the disease in the country, a study suggests. “Our research indicates that incorporating preventative oral health into COPD management and expanded public dental services would help this group of vulnerable patients,” Matthew Riley, one of the study’s lead co-authors, said in a University of Birmingham press…

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