How to head off dental problems linked to heart issues, dry mouth
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“Older teeth are more brittle, which makes them more prone to fracture and wear and tear,” says Olivia Sheridan, a professor of clinical preventive and restorative sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Illnesses that are more common with age, like Type 2 diabetes, may also play a role.
While dental problems can certainly cause pain, they can have other negative effects as well. Loose …