Study: dental health of a person depends on his social status

Social status of a person affects the state of his teeth. This is indicated by the results of the work conducted by researchers from Newcastle University and University College London. They analyzed the state of health of the oral cavity in six thousand people and has correlated the received data with the social status of each member of the group under study.

Scientists have noticed low income people quickly lose their incisors and canines. Low income was influenced by the number of teeth: on average there were 20% less than people with a high salary.

Poor people with poor education often suffered from inflammatory diseases of the gums, caries, periodontal disease, spaces between the teeth. There is a positive thing, which all relates to dentistry in General. In recent years dental health in most countries improved regardless of income level and social status.

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