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06-17-20, 07:25 AM
University of Michigan
June 16 2020

While many people put off their regular trips to the dentist, recent research has shown that the consequences of doing so may go beyond cavities and root canals. From heart disease to diabetes, poor oral health is often a reflection of a person's overall health and may even be the cause of systemic disease.

A new collaborative study from the U-M Medical and Dental Schools reveals that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which included Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and afflicts an estimated 3 million adults in the U.S., may be the latest condition made worse by poor oral health.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/06/200616113927.htm

06-18-20, 05:30 PM
Interesting! My husband has an English student, a Brazilian dentist now working in Australia, who is doing research on this.