Brush Your Teeth: Your Memory Will Thank You, Behavioral and Brain Functions Reveals

Published: Jul 29, 2013

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A new study believes that poor dental hygiene could actually be linked to memory loss. According to a study conducted in 2011, researchers looked at 273 people ages 55 and older to find a significant relationship between a person's number of natural teeth and his or her performance on memory tests. For instance, even when researchers took age into account, both teeth and memory abilities tended to disappear with age.

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