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The Link Between Alcohol and Oral Cancer

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth , oralhealthWhile alcohol can have a negative effect on the body as a whole, many are surprised to learn that it may also cause oral cancer. Why is this the case and can such instances be prevented?

– Alcohol contains toxic substances which can cause cancer to develop.

– Those who drink in excess are at a particularly higher risk.

– The best preventative tip is to speak with your dentist and ask about a professional cancer screening.

“Your dentist can perform an oral cancer screening during your appointment.”

Learn about other risks to your teeth and gums below:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-alcohol-affect-your-dental-health/

 

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.