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Last updated 3/20/2019 at Noon
Over the last 50 years, the human life span has increased rapidly. We used to think of people in their 60s and 70s as old. Now, however, it’s common to find many seniors living an active, healthy life in their 80s and 90s.
Our oral health can play a significant role in our longevity. Keeping our teeth healthy allows us to maintain a healthy diet. Healthy teeth are necessary to properly chew and process our food, which in turn aids in the digestion of our food. Those of us with healthy teeth tend to have fewer digestive issues.
Research also shows a link between periodontal disease and h...