Study: Tooth Loss Linked to Cognitive Decline

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Lose your teeth, lose your mind

Ever have a senior moment? Then you might be missing some teeth, too.  

Researchers at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) link tooth loss and periodontal disease to cognitive decline in one of the largest and longest prospective studies on the topic to date, released in this month’s issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

 

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