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Periodontal Disease Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

January 28, 2019

A recent study has periodontists, experts in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of periodontal disease, encouraging patients to maintain gum health in an effort to reduce their Alzheimer’s disease risk.

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Down Syndrome

Periodontal disease's contribution to Alzheimer's disease progression in Down syndrome

People with Down syndrome (DS) are at an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD).

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Gum Disease Doctor

How Gum Disease Could Lead to the Development of Alzheimer’s

February 7, 2018

A new study from Chung Shan Medical University in Taichung City has determined that people who have had periodontitis for more than 10 years are 70% more likely than people without periodontitis to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

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The cause of Alzheimer’s may be gum disease

January 27, 2019

Dementia is now the fifth leading cause of death around the world, and 70 percent of that is due to Alzheimer's disease.

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No, we don’t know that gum disease causes Alzheimer’s

January 31, 2019

A new study suggests a link between oral bacteria and Alzheimer’s, but it’s far from proven.

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Dental Care Discussions

March 7, 2019

Yesterday was the first day of our new monthly dental care discussions with residents from the Terraces of Baycrest!

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Hearing loss and solutions for dental problems

February 22, 2019

Members from our Outpatient Clinics and Specialist Services paid a visit to residents of Two Neptune Drive earlier this week to talk about hearing loss and solutions for common dental problems among older adults. Residents had the chance to ask our experts questions and learned about all the services offered at our outpatient clinics!

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