Could Poor Dental Health be a Signal to a Faltering Mind?

By |2017-11-27T17:06:52-05:00December 11th, 2013|Oral Health Tips|

A recent study found that tooth loss and bleeding gums during middle age were associated with lower scores on thinking tests. "We were interested to see if people with poor dental health had relatively poorer cognitive function, which is a technical term for how well people do with memory and with managing words and numbers," [...]

Aging and Dental Health

By |2017-11-27T17:07:46-05:00September 4th, 2013|Oral Health Tips|

While the city of Columbus has a young attitude, the older population is growing both here in central Ohio and throughout the nation. According to the U.S. Administration on Aging, the number of Americans older than 65 is expected to reach nearly 71 million people by 2040, which is nearly double the population over 65 [...]

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