Tooth loss, pancreatic cancer, and Helicobacter pylori
While the reasons for these relationships are not certain at this time, this is a perfect example of the interconnection that every part of our body has. Poor dental hygiene has also been associated with an increased risk of heart disease. It would not surprise me if a diet high in refined sugars may be a link.
AJCN — Abstracts: Stolzenberg-Solomon et al. 78 (1): 176