Are You at Risk of Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is a serious concern for all types of people. However, you may have a heightened risk of developing oral cancer if you engage in certain activities, such as using tobacco. These habits and more can influence your risk and result in future oral surgery, chemotherapy, and other cancer treatments. Continue reading to learn if you might be at risk for oral cancer.

You are most at risk of oral cancer if you regularly smoke or chew tobacco of any kind. Tobacco use can cause many dental and health concerns, like gum disease, tooth discoloration, and cancer. You may also be at risk for lip cancer if you are often exposed to the sun without sunscreen. If you are worried about developing oral cancer, then speak with your dentist about oral cancer screenings.

Eagle Falls Dentistry and Associated Dental Care have many dental services—such as teeth straightening, dental cleanings, and oral cancer screenings—to help keep your teeth and gums healthy. Call our dental offices in Bloomingdale, IL at (630) 894-5992 to set up your next appointment.

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