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Poor oral health linked to poor brain health?

February 7th, 2023

A recent study from the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut has shown connection between oral health and brain health. The study found that individuals who have a genetic predisposition to poor oral health also tend to have a poorer overall brain health.

Poor oral health can cause inflammation and infection in the mouth, which can spread to the rest of the body and affect the brain. This can result in cognitive decline, increased risk of stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease. Maintaining good oral health, such as regular brushing and flossing, regular dental check-ups, and avoiding sugary foods, can help prevent these negative effects.

This discovery shows the importance of oral hygiene and the impact it can have on our overall well-being. The researchers examined the genomes of more than 11,000 individuals and found that the same genetic markers that increase the risk of oral health problems such as gum disease, cavities, and tooth loss, also increase the risk of cognitive decline and other brain health issues.

These findings highlight the need for early prevention and intervention in oral health to reduce the risk of cognitive decline and other brain health problems in the future. The researchers recommend that people who are genetically predisposed to poor oral health should pay extra attention to their oral hygiene and seek regular dental check-ups to help prevent oral health problems.

In addition to maintaining good oral hygiene practices, it is also important to have a balanced and nutritious diet, exercise regularly, and get enough sleep to help keep both the mouth and brain healthy. The study emphasizes the significance of recognizing the link between oral health and brain health and the importance of addressing both in a comprehensive and holistic manner.

The results of this study from the Yale School of Medicine have provided valuable insight into the connection between oral health and brain health. The findings have implications for the prevention and early intervention of oral health problems and cognitive decline. It is imperative that we take the necessary steps to maintain our oral health and overall well-being

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