Dental Hygiene: Gum Cavities Lead to Dementia?

September 07, 2023 19:31
Dental Hygiene: Gum Cavities Lead to Dementia?

Dental Hygiene: Gum Cavities Lead to Dementia?:- According to recent studies, gum cavities or plaque might lead to dementia, which can result in changes in cells that protect the brain from amyloid plaque. United States Researchers have gone through the mechanism of oral bacteremia travel to the brain which leads to cell death and increases the chances of Alzheimer’s.

Gum diseases are mostly treatable and common. They can be treated easily. Swollen, sore and infected gums are common nowadays in adulthood. Common signs of gum diseases are bad breadth post-brushing, dark purple gums, blood stains post-flossing, etc.

Gum diseases are divided into two types

1) Gingivitis: This is a common and mild form of gum disease which causes inflammation of the gum. These types of gums will bleed easily while brushing or flossing.

2) Periodontitis: In this the connective tissue weakens the teeth and deteriorates. The advanced stage will also cause discomfort in chewing and will also give an unpleasant taste in the mouth.

Causes for gum diseases: most gum diseases are of poor oral hygiene. But there are a number of factors which cause gum diseases. Even changes in hormones like menopause or changes in your menstrual cycle also will cause gum diseases.

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