Seniors' oral health may be linked to cognitive decline rate, but researchers aren't sure how
from Medical daily
There may be a link between how well you take care of your teeth and the progression of cognitive decline, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. This is a strong statement considering there isn’t enough definitive evidence to suggest one causes the other, but after conducting the first systematic review of studies focused on oral health and cognition, Duke University researchers think there’s something to it.
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