Do Fixed Prostheses Reduce Cognitive Decline?
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene
MARCH 25, 2023
A recent study presented at the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research/Canadian Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting found that the presence of fixed prostheses among those with tooth loss correlated to lower rates of cognitive decline. The Boston University-based study, which included more than 550 men, compared cognition and masticatory function between those who had removable prostheses vs fixed prostheses.
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