Health & Fitness

By Leslie Rice Hart

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Studies have linked poor oral health such as periodontal (gum) disease to cardiovascular disease and pulmonary disease. Researchers from USC add Alzheimer’s to the list of diseases associated with oral diseases.

The real culprits are bacteria, not sweets. Brush and floss after meals and visit the dentist on a regular basis for better chances of controlling bacteria and maintaining healthy gums and teeth.

Originally published July 2006

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