Articles relevant to: Seniors

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Dental Health Linked to Dementia Risk

Dental Health Linked to Dementia Risk

According to a recent study, people who regularly take care of their teeth have a lower risk of developing dementia.

The study followed close to 5,500 people over 18 years. Researchers found that the women who brushed their teeth less that once a day were 65% more likely to develop dementia compared to those who brushed daily. The men who brushed their teeth less that once a day were 22% more likely to develop dementia.

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Secrets to Maintaining a Sparkling Smile as You Age

Secrets to Maintaining a Sparkling Smile as You Age

Although many people do experience tooth loss as they age, it is not a requirement. In certain circumstances, you can avoid tooth loss by taking proper care of your oral health. If you do experience tooth loss, dentures are a common treatment option for missing teeth. 123Dentist.com provides two types of denture treatment options for you: partial or full dentures. Partial dentures replace your teeth if you have a few missing teeth in between your natural teeth. Full dentures, also called “fake teeth”, replace your teeth if you have a whole set of missing teeth.

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