This Dental Issue Is Linked to a Higher Dementia Risk


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If you are an older adult, the risk of dementia and other cognitive impairment increases with each lost tooth, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Researchers, led by a team from New York University, reviewed several long-term studies and found participants with more missing teeth had on average a 48% higher risk of cognitive…

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