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Researchers Link Gum Disease to Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s
May 12, 2021

Researchers Link Gum Disease to Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s

Keeping those pearly whites clean affects more than oral and heart health. Recent studies have shown that oral hygiene could also have an impact on brain and cognitive function. Research out of King’s College London and University of Southampton shows that “gum disease may be associated with faster cognitive decline among those with early Alzheimer’s disease.” The

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Studies Show A Link Between Depression and Oral Health
April 12, 2021

Studies Show A Link Between Depression and Oral Health

Recent studies have shown a connection between depression and oral health. Depression is a disease that affects a person’s ability to cope with day-to-day life and decreases their motivation for self-care. Needless to say, activities such as brushing teeth, flossing and trips to the dentist can fall by the wayside. During a study at Deakin University, researchers

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Study Links Poor Oral Health to Pancreatic Cancer
May 5, 2020

Study Links Poor Oral Health to Pancreatic Cancer

The development of pancreatic cancer could be linked to poor oral health according to a study published in the journal Gut. The researchers suggest these results could help professionals find new treatments for pancreatic cancer, which could be revolutionary as this type of cancer spreads fast with only one in twenty patients surviving longer than five

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