Brain Health

Periodontal disease may increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease:

Exposure to inflammation early in life from ailments such as chronic periodontal disease quadruples an individual’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, researchers reported at the first Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Prevention of Dementia. Learn more here

  1. What are specific dental concerns if you have dementia?
  2. Can poor dental health cause dementia?