A healthy mouth lowers patient’s risk for HPV infection and related oral cancer.

According to a study from the University of Texas Health Science Center a person’s choice to maintain a healthy mouth can lessen their risk for HPV related infections. HPV infections can lead to oral cancer. Doctors diagnose a increasing number of HPV related cancers each year. A good home care routine, and an overall healthy […]

Oral Cancer Risk Factors

Traditionally, choosing to drink alcohol and use tobacco regularly are the two biggest factors that increase a person’s risk for oral cancer.  When used in combination, this risk increase jumps by 37%. Similarly, more and more younger patients (before age 62, the average age of diagnosis for traditional types of oral cancer) are being found to have HPV […]