Gingivitis (Gum Inflammation) Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

A recent study by New York University researchers led by Dr. Angela Kamer showed a fresh evidence that gum inflammation may contribute to brain inflammation, neurodegeneration, and Alzheimer’s disease.

An earlier related study showed that patients with Alzheimer’s had higher levels of antibodies and signs of inflammation in their plasma than healthy patients.

 please read the news release from the New York University here.

http://www.nyu.edu/dental/news/index.html?news=236

SmilePlus Dentistry provides preventive services and treatment for Gingivitis ( Gum Inflamation) and Peridontal Disease ( Gum Disease) . Please call our office at 510-796-1656 to schedule an appointment for the Comprehensive Periodontal Examination.

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