Blog tag: gum disease and Alzheimer’s

Link between gum disease and dementia grows - Number 18 Dental Notting Hill dentist blog

We’ve blogged about the possible link between Alzheimer’s and gum disease before. But another study has recently been making waves, potentially adding greater weight to the theory. The BBC recently reported that in research published in Science Advances, scientists have drawn a link between neural diseases such as dementia and […]

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Is gum disease linked to Alzheimer’s?

We know gum disease can cause tooth loss, but new research suggests it could also affect healthy brain function.
Is gum disease linked to Alzheimers - Notting Hill Dentist Number 18 Dental

Is there a new reason to take good care of your teeth and gums? Recent research published in Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy found that those who have long-term gum disease are 70% more likely to suffer from dementia. While the Taiwanese study didn’t prove a direct link, it did find […]

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