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Research shows that the average brushing time for individuals is closer to 30 seconds rather than the recommended two minutes.
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So what are the risk factors for oral cancer?
• Being over 40.
• Tobacco use, in the form of smoking, shisha use or chewing tobacco
• Drinking alcohol to excess: drinking and smoking combined, will increase your risk by 30 times.
• Poor diet is linked to a third of all cancer cases
• The Human Papilloma virus is fast overtaking tobacco and alcohol for being the main risk factor especially in younger patients. ... See MoreSee Less
So who is more likely to get oral cancer ????
Mouth cancer is twice as common in men than in women and the risk increases with age - especially those over 40 who will be more likely to be diagnosed, although the number of young people being diagnosed is on the increase.
So ensure you have regular check ups with your dental team or contact us if you have any concerns. ... See MoreSee Less