Gum Disease has already been linked to heart disease, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis. Now research from Case Western Reserve University suggests a connection between periodontal and prostate health. Study author Nabil Bissada, DDS, speculates that reducing inflammation in the mouth by brushing and flossing regularly may also reduce prostate inflammation
Travis Graham-Wyatt, DDS
April 6, 2013
Dental researchers at the New York University College of Dentistry have found the first long-term evidence that periodontal disease may increase associated with Alzheimer’s disease in healthy individuals, as well as in those who already are cognitively impaired. The NYU study offers fresh evidence that gingival inflammation may contribute to brain inflammation, neurodegeneration, and Alzheimer’s disease.