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Oral health linked to brain health, study finds
A study has found that poor oral health can increase the risk of different brain issues, such as a stroke,…
World Alzheimer’s Day – is your dental practice dementia-friendly?
Today marks World Alzheimer’s Day – and for the first time ever, a guide has been put together to promote…
Cognitive decline and dental care during COVID-19
The sooner patients with degenerative diseases and poor oral health are treated, the better for their overall health, urges Cemal…
Dementia rates fall thanks to smoking decline
New research has found that the risk of developing dementia is falling, thanks to lifestyle improvements such as a reduction in smoking…
New research links gum disease with Alzheimer’s
Gum disease has links with Alzheimer’s according to new research published in the latest issue of Science Advances. The research found that…
What you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… Food menus to…
Dementia Friendly Dentistry programme wins award
NHS England’s Dementia Friendly Dentistry programme has been awarded Dementia Friendly Partnership of the Year. The programme, which brought together…
Dental practice’s sunflower competition reaches for the sky
A dental practice in Exeter has been bringing the community together to raise money for AgeUK. Life Dental and Wellbeing’s…
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Improved oral health could slow cognitive decline
Improved oral health along with regular visits to the dentist could slow cognitive decline as people age. A new study,…
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Link between gum disease and cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s
A new study has found a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people with early…
Oral health
Dementia can be detected early with dentists’ help
The early stages of dementia could be detected by dentists through a patient’s oral health, according to the BDHF. The…
Dementia – how much do you know?
Michael Watson discusses the changing needs of patients with dementia. A visit to an excellent symposium at the Faculty of…
No scientific basis for catching Alzheimer’s in dentistry, says leading dentist
A leading endodontist has curbed fears of new Alzheimer’s transmission theory in dentistry by saying there is ‘no place for…
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