Patients with gum disease 23% more likely to get dementia, study finds


Going to the dentist can feel like a chore. But a study suggests it's really worth getting regular check-ups — because it could help you ward off dementia. Finnish researchers found people suffering with gum disease and tooth loss were roughly a fifth more likely to be struck down with the cruel condition. Experts said it suggested the 'monitoring and management' of dental health could be key...

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