Brushing, flossing every day may reduce risk of dementia
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(Elizabeth Pratt/ Healthline) — People with poor dental hygiene are 21 percent more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease later in life.

That’s according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society that found that poor oral health as well as tooth loss increased  …

Tooth loss associated with greater risk of dementia
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(Timothy Huzar/ Medical News Today) — In a new meta-analysis, researchers have identified a connection between tooth loss and a risk of cognitive decline and dementia.

The researchers found that the more teeth a person had lost, the greater their risk of developing dementia or cognitive decline.

The research, published  …