Scientists: the more teeth lost, the less he continues to live

the number of missing teeth you can determine how many years the person has left to live. To such conclusion researchers from the Oral Health Foundation in the UK, writes healthinfo.

They determined that the number of missing teeth is a key indicator of how a person relates to their own health. According to the observations of experts, have retained almost all their teeth by the age of 70, people often live to 100 years. At the same lost 5 or more teeth by the age of 65 years significantly more likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis, and in General live a few years less.

Experts call the main causes of tooth loss — trauma, Smoking or bad oral hygiene and gum disease. In General, loss of teeth, and most importantly, not addressing this problem almost always indicate a low quality of life and indifferent attitude towards their health, say experts.

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