Study: Tooth Loss Linked to Slowing Mind and Body

Study: Tooth Loss Linked to Slowing Mind and Body

The memory and walking ability of older adults who have lost all of their teeth decline faster than those who still have at least some of their own teeth, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. “Tooth loss could be used as an...
Deep periodontal pockets put oral health at risk

Deep periodontal pockets put oral health at risk

According to the American Dental Association, 90 percent of tooth loss is caused by periodontal disease and tooth decay. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that nearly 50 percent of adult Americans suffer from periodontal disease....