More on the Association Between Poor Oral Hygiene and Dementia / Alzheimer’s Disease Risk (NHS Choices / Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)

Summary

Poor dental hygiene and tooth loss appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing dementia, according to research from Japan.

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Reference

‘Tooth loss link to increased risk of dementia’. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, March 9th 2017.

This relates to:

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Reference

Takeuchi, K. Ohara, T. [and] Furuta, M. [et al] (2017). Tooth loss and risk of dementia in the community: the Hisayama Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. March 8th 2017. [Epub ahead of print].

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