New Research Links Gum Disease in Plano to Alzheimer’s

February 27, 2019

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 11:32 pm

Alzheimer's imageDentists, physicians and scientists have known for some time about the connection between gum disease and other health issues such as heart disease, diabetes, respiratory infection and osteoporosis. This bacterial infection is also associated with dementia and now there is a study showing that periodontal bacteria supports the development of plaques that lead to Alzheimer’s disease. Read on for more information about the connection between the neuropathology found in Alzheimer’s and gum disease in Plano.

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