It’s been known for years that poor dental health increases
a person’s risk for heart disease. In the recent past, poor dental health has
been mentioned as a possible risk for Alzheimer’s disease , as well. Now, a large and lengthy study has confirmed
a probable correlation between poor dental hygiene and dementia .
The results of this study
conducted by researchers at the University of California have shown that people
who brush their teeth less than once a day were up to 65 percent more likely to
develop dementia than those who