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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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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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