What???! What does that have to do with COPD?
You would be surprised. First those germs that live in your gums and under you tongue may bring on an exacerbation. And then there's the fact of Steroids that can leave a powder or mist layer which can cause thrush.
If you have dental hygiene problems whether caused by smoking or genetics or just life - get to the dentist and save your bronchials and lungs.
Here's a great article for Doctors but great for us so we can advocate- are you treating COPD, Dr or are you treating me???