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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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Gum Disease Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis
June 30, 2020

Gum Disease Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 25 — Australia — A laboratory has reported a significant correlation between rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease. Mark Bartold, Ph.D., a periodontist and the director of the Colgate Dental Research Center, discussed his recent study and findings at the annual European Congress of Rheumatology. His study found that mice with periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis

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