The Big Picture: Dr. Adriana Davis says, “Mom continues to be proven correct, brush your teeth and keep your gums healthy!”
in the news: New research from Tohoku University is showing that gum disease and tooth loss are linked to a decrease in the size of the hippocampus. This brain shrinkage was the largest for people who lost a lot of teeth or had gum disease and tooth loss
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Doctor’s expert Insights about Teeth Health and Brain Health in Arkansas
Little Rock Health Alert
Living in Little Rock, the following health facts impact your dental health & brain health directly!
Did you know there were 1841.0 deaths from strokes in Arkansas in 2021?
13.4% of you in Pulaski County, over the age of 65, have lost all teeth.
22.3% of adults in Pulaski County, are depressed.
36.1% of people living in Pulaski County sleeping less than 7 hours per night.
18.2% of you in Pulaski County smoke.
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