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Our Chief Dental Officer, Dr. Luther, was quoted in Healthline's articleYes, Gum Disease May Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s — But Don’t Panic:

'Dental health and overall health

As for dental hygiene, more research is needed to determine what it means for Alzheimer’s disease.

But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still brush and floss your teeth regularly, and visit a dentist for annual checkups.

“Often we tend to dissociate the mouth from the rest of the body, which doesn’t make any sense,” said Dr. John Luther, the chief operating officer of Western Dental.

He pointed out that gum disease — or periodontal disease — is linked to other health conditions, including stroke, diabetes and heart disease.

As with Alzheimer’s disease, though, there isn’t a clear cause-and-effect between gum disease and these other conditions.

But Luther said there’s enough of a connection that people should exercise a bit of caution.

“Individuals who are having issues with their gums should treat them” said Luther, “because all of these things point to the effects of gum disease and oral health on overall health.”....' Read Entire Article 

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