Alzheimer's disease and chronic periodontitis: is there an association?

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Alzheimer's disease, an affliction of old age, is one of the leading causes for dementia worldwide. Various risk factors including family history, genetics and infections have been implicated in its pathogenesis. The cognitive decline in this condition is mainly a result of the formation of amyloid deposits that provoke neuroinflammation, ultimately… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12425

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