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Long-Term Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer's Disease
People with chronic gum inflammation for 10 or more years were 70 percent more likely than people without periodontitis to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
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Dental Health and Menopause
Patricia Yarberry Allen
Publisher, Women's Voices, Change.org
Dental and gum health are not only essential to proper mastication (chewing), but problems that you describe can lead to pain, chronic infections and let's face it, self-esteem.
When Did You Last Use the F (Floss) Word?
Mirissa D. Price
A dental student, a writer, a journey to share.
Listen, I hear you when it comes to flossing. I don't always want to do it, and I have never enjoyed my dentist's well-meaning lectures to make flossing a habit. But, as much as I understand the dread of that flossing conversation, I am going to keep the conversation alive.
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