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Infected Gums Linked To Alzheimer's Disease, Besides These Other Dreadful Conditions

Published on 07/18/19 / In News & Politics

Researchers now say there's a link between Alzheimer's disease and a type of bacteria that's associated with gum disease. According to Business Insider, some scientists say more research is needed to understand this new finding. But two dentists say there are other reasons that gum disease can be bad for health. Half of Americans over age 30 have some type of gum disease that, when left unchecked, can cause tooth loss. Gum disease has also been linked with other conditions like heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and elevated cancer risk.

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