Dental public health

Poor dental health linked to increased risk of dementia, in-depth review finds

Poor dental health linked to increased risk of dementia, in-depth review finds

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A healthy mouth can also help keep the brain healthy, according to new research published this week. The study, a broad review of existing evidence, found that poor dental health was linked to a higher later risk of cognitive decline and dementia. This increased risk was particularly evident for those who had …

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Poor dental health linked to increased risk of dementia, in-depth review finds

Poor dental health linked to increased risk of dementia, in-depth review finds

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A healthy mouth can also help keep the brain healthy, according to new research published this week. The study, a broad review of existing evidence, found that poor dental health was linked to a higher later risk of cognitive decline and dementia. This increased risk was particularly evident for those who had …

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