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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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This Just In: Dentists Can Predict Heart Disease!
May 22, 2020

This Just In: Dentists Can Predict Heart Disease!

According to the Journal of the American Dental Association, a study was conducted in Sweden to examine whether or not dentists could effectively spot signs of early cardiovascular disease. The study consisted of 200 patients aged 45+ with no record of visiting a health professional or taking medication for symptoms related to high blood pressure in

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