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Untreated gum disease is believed to be one of the causes of dementia, suggesting that oral health is not only about your breath and smile.
Byproducts from bacteria that flourish as a result of gum disease can wake up resting HIV-infected cells.
The byproducts of bacteria in gum disease can awaken dormant HIV-infected cells, causing the virus to replicate.
What to do about dry mouth
An acid produced in the mouth due to gum disease has been found to hasten disease progression in people living with HIV, Agence France-Presse...
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