While 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: