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Oral Health and Alzheimer's Disease

Oral Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

Oral health plays a pivotal role in our overall well-being. Recent research highlights a potential connection between gum disease and Alzheimer’s Disease, a progressive dementia type. While the exact relationship remains under investigation, some studies indicate that individuals with gum disease have a 70% greater likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s. Moreover, those with numerous missing teethRead more

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Periodontal Disease – What You Need To Know

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection that occurs around the teeth. It is caused by bacteria found in the plaque build-up that forms around the gum line. It starts in the gums, and if left untreated, can spread to the cementum (which covers the tooth root), the periodontal ligament, and evenRead more