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Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important

View original post Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath - but not brushing your teeth could also have consequences for more serious illnesses. In this spotlight feature, to coincide with National Dental Hygiene Month, we peer beneath the plaque to investigate what other - perhaps unexpected - health conditions are affected by poor dental health. Alzheimer's disease In 2010, researchers from New York University (NYU) concluded that there is a link

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Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important