Latest News on Effects of Gum Disease

teeth, health, smile, dentistGum disease is a common condition that may have a direct link with Alzheimer’s disease.

Key takeaways:

– A study of patients with chronic gum disease revealed they were 70 per cent more likely to suffer from Alzheimer’s

– Researchers believe inflammation caused by gum disease can have a negative impact on other parts of the body, including the brain

– Frequent teeth brushing and flossing are preventative measures that target gum disease

Now you have more reasons than ever to book your annual check-up with the dentist!

Read the full story here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/long-term-gum-disease-linked-to-alzheimers-disease_us_59974d9de4b0a2608a6c768a