Researchers tracked a group of 5000 people over 17 years and found that patients who never brushed their teeth at night increased risk of death between 20-25% compared to those in the same group who did brush nightly.
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Reference: Koka, S., & Gupta, A. (2018). Association between missing tooth count and mortality: a systematic review. Journal of prosthodontic research,62(2), 134-151.