Bacteria from chronic gum disease has been found in brains suffering from Alzheimer’s. Bad oral hygiene has been a known risk factor for dementia but researchers now suspect that bacteria from gum disease may somehow cross into the brain and cause or worsen Alzheimer’s symptoms.

Alzheimer’s is linked to gum disease – but bad oral health is not the only culprit For most people, teeth cleaning may just be a normal part of your daily routine. But what if the way you clean your teeth today, might affect your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease in years to come? There is …

Bacteria from chronic gum disease has been found in brains suffering from Alzheimer’s. Bad oral hygiene has been a known risk factor for dementia but researchers now suspect that bacteria from gum disease may somehow cross into the brain and cause or worsen Alzheimer’s symptoms. Read More »