Daily toothbrushing is linked to lower rates of pneumonia among hospitalized patients, finds a new study. Toothbrushing is also associated with lower rates of ICU deaths, shorter duration of mechanical ventilation, and shorter ICU length of stay.

Daily toothbrushing is linked to lower rates of pneumonia among hospitalized patients, finds a new study. Toothbrushing is also associated with lower rates of ICU deaths, shorter duration of mechanical ventilation, and shorter ICU length of stay.